The 13 Best Kanye West Quotes of 2013

December 25, 2013 by Jihan Forbes
shefinds | Celebrity

You ain’t got the answers, man! You ain’t got the answers. I’ve been doing this more than you; you ain’t got the answers!”  To Sway Calloway on "Sway in The Morning." Sway asked West why he doesn’t start his own product-making labels if he’s being shut out of working with already-established brands. [via MTV News]

Me and Virgil [Abloh] brought the leather jogging pants six years ago to Fendi and they said no. How many motherf*ckers you done seen with the leather jogging pants?” To BBC Radio1′s Zane Lowe. [via Miss Info]

“…collectively, we’re the most influential with clothing. No one is looking at what [President Barack Obama] is wearing. Michelle Obama cannot Instagram a pic like what my girl Instagrammed the other day.” To Ryan Seacrest on On-Air With Ryan Seacrest. [via NYDN]

“Yo! Nobody can tell me where I can and can’t go. Man, I’m the number-one living and breathing rock star. I am Axl Rose; I am Jim Morrison; I am Jimi Hendrix. You can’t say that you love music and then say that Kanye West can’t come to your show.” On Hedi Slimane‘s conditional invitation to Saint Laurent’s Spring 2013 show, Magazine. [via W]

“It’s only led me to complete awesomeness at all times. It’s only led me to awesome truth and awesomeness. Beauty, truth, awesomeness. That’s all it is.” On the infamous Taylor Swift VMA interruption, New York Times. [via NYT]

For me to say I wasn’t a genius, that would just be lying to you and to myself.”  To Jimmy Kimmel on the Jimmy Kimmel Show. [via Refinery 29]

"I am going to be the Tupac of product" To Hot97's Angie Martinez [via The Source]

Great job, Baccarat, for making a glass that can hold liquid!” Great job, belt loops, for keeping my pants up!” To Kris Jenner, when she told him he did a “great job” on his new album. [via W]

“I got into this giant argument with the head of Zappos that he’s trying to tell me what I need to focus on. Meanwhile, he sells all this sh*t product to everybody. His whole thing is based off of selling sh*t product.” On Bret Easton Ellis’ podcast. [via NYDN]

“I sat down with a clothing guy that I won’t mention… he questioned me before I left his office:, ‘If you’ve done this, this, and this, why haven’t you gone further in fashion?’ And I say, ‘I’m learning.’ But ultimately, this guy that was talking to me doesn’t make Christmas presents, meaning that nobody was asking for his [stuff] as a Christmas present. If you don’t make Christmas presents…don’t talk to me.” To the New York Times. [via NYT]

“I think he should mention MY babymama name because we both from Chicago. But no, I’m not gonna mention him no more. I’m passed that. That’s out my thoughts. That’s lowering my priority of thinking at this point.” To Philly’s Hot 107.9 on whether President Barack Obama should respond to his comments on the “relevance” of First Lady Michelle Obama. [via The YBF]

“If I had the opportunity to design for Louis Vuitton now I wouldn’t because the prices are just too extreme.” To LA’s Power 106 show host Big Boy. [via Daily Mail]

“But we culture. Rap is the new Rock N Roll…We the new rockstars and I’m the biggest of all of them.” To BBC Radio1′s Zane Lowe. [via Miss Info]

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