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    Posted on 19 Sep 2016

    Kanye West Joined Instagram And Immediately Posted A Photo Of "Total Recall"

    And he posted a picture of a Schwarzenegger movie from the '90s???

    Unofficial king of the internet Kanye West decided to join Instagram recently, and in 24 hours gained over 700,000 followers.

    Back in March, Kanye tweeted about potentially joining Instagram, and laid out his vision for how he'd use the platform.

    on another note... I was thinking about getting an Instagram but only on one condition......

    no one can ask me or try to tell me what to Instagram... It's my art...

    My tweets are a form of contemporary art only compromised by people trying to tell me what to tweet and not to tweet...

    Non artist trying to grab the paint brush...

    Totally agree. That's why my Instagram is basically just photos of me holding food.

    Oh and FYI, the image he uploaded comes from the 1990 film Total Recall, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    TriStar Pictures

    Arnold, as Douglas Quaid, wakes up dazed and confused inside a Johnny Cab, a robotic, self-driving taxi. Perhaps Kanye relates to Quaid, and has woken up inside the self-driving world of Instagram, unaware of his surroundings or how he got to this point. Maybe he feels like the world is a self-propelling technological artifice, and we're merely powerless passengers in the back seat.

    More than likely it's because Yeezy has taken inspiration from Total Recall for years.

    TriStar Pictures

    Apparently when working on Graduation, he used films like Total Recall for more ideas and inspiration for futuristic sounds.

    Or maybe he just loves the bit where the woman flashes Arnold her three boobs.

    TriStar Pictures

    (Three boobs!)

    Anyway now you're all caught up. Kanye is on Instagram and this tweet from 2013 is totally irrelevant now.

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