The 10 Most Kanye West Quotes From His New T Magazine Interview

They do say there's a fine line between genius and crazy.

Kanye West

While Kanye West was working on his most recent contribution to the fashion world, his project with Adidas, the 'All Day' rapper allowed T Magazine to follow him around for a while and get a taster of his life, vision and opinions on the industry he's trying so hard to be a part of.  

Never one to hold back, Kanye spoke about his personal life - including how he's changed since being married to Kim Kardashian and having daughter North, his childhood dreams, the moment he met Ralph Lauren - and he told a brilliant story about a coffee table that reminded him of himself. 

Check out the 10 best quotes from the interview in T Magazine below.

1) 'Look at this mountain I just made! You don’t think I can make a T-shirt?'

2) "Before the internet, music was really expensive. People would use a rack of CDs to show class, to show they had made it."

3) "I dreamed, since I was a little kid, of having my own store where I could curate every shoe, sweatshirt and colour. I have sketches of it. I cried over the idea of having my own store."

4) "I'm not a celebrity, I’m an activist."

5) "The fact that when I see truth it's really hard for me to sit back and just allow it to happen in front of me on my clock makes me, a lot of times, a bad celebrity."

6) "I feel like now I have an amazing wife, a super smart child and the opportunity to create in two major fields. Before I had those outlets, my ego was all I had."

7) "I have this table in my new house. They put this table in without asking. It was some weird nouveau riche marble table, and I hated it. But it was literally so heavy that it took a crane to move it. We would try to set up different things around it, but it never really worked. I realised that table was my ego. No matter what you put around it, under it, no matter who photographed it, the douchebaggery would always come through."

8) "I gained because I had the privilege to be educated."

9) "I don't care if you can see the influence in something, as long as I made it better."

10) "Do you know what [Ralph Lauren] said when he did that [hugged Kanye]? 'This is my son.' And I was thinking, 'I knew it! I knew Ralph was my daddy!'"

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