Kanye West labelled 'the new Michael Jackson' by Dame Dash
22 February 2022, 17:41
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Speaking about Kanye's new documentary 'jeen-yuhs' and his impact on music, the mogul described Yé ask "our new Michael Jackson" adding "he triggers the world"
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"He's our new Michael Jackson" Dame added. "Whether that's negative or positive, but that's just what it is. It isn't something that Dash was expecting from West, but he explained his comparison, saying that every move he makes, everybody's paying attention to".
Continuing on saying "he triggers the world" , when asked if that was a quality he had observed in West earlier in his career, Dash said no. "He wasn't that bold back then but he always was very confident."
Last week, Kanye's long-awaited documentary jeen-yuhs dropped on Netflix, giving fans an insight into everything Kanye and his career. Filmed over the course of 21 years, the three-part film goes into how his the music maverick came to be one of the biggest rapstars of the 21st century.
Watch the official trailer of jeen-yuhs - A Kanye Trilogy on Netflix
During Kanye's rise to the top, Dame Dash played an important part of his career alongside Jay-Z after Hov brought Ye over from Roc-a-Fella Records.
'I was the guy who always ran around with a camera 'cause I knew that these moments were priceless, it was just a matter of when it was time" he said.
"So, I was glad that they actually took that advice and did that, or at least followed the example. I got a lotta footage, but it's just the time, it's always about the times. I think this is the right time for that".