We don't know if you guys have heard, but Kanye West is kind of a big deal. Not only is he a big deal, he's actually a present to us mortals from the big G-O-D upstairs. Don't believe us? Ask him yourself! We've collected all of Kanye West's boastful comparisons to celebrities throughout history, whether made in interviews, songs lyrics, or live performances. It's quite impressive, but obviously not nearly as impressive as 'Ye himself.
Kanye West isn't exactly famous for his humility or known to shy away from one of his infamous public outbursts. He compares his "creative genius" to the likes of Andy Warhol, Walt Disney, and Socrates. He considers himself as both a God, and the prophet Jesus Christ. We're not making this up. He really said it. Check it out for yourself.
“I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street and people look at me like I’m f*cking insane, like I’m Hitler. One day the light will shine through and one day people will understand everything I ever did.” -Big Chill Festival, 2011.Out-there quote?
“I’m the rap version of Dave Chappelle. I’m not sayin’ I’m nearly as talented as Chappelle when it comes to political and social commentary, but like him, I’m laughing to keep from crying.”-Rolling Stone, 2004.Out-there quote?
“I’ve been connected to the most culturally important albums of the past four years, the most influential artists of the past ten years. You have like, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, Nicolas Ghesquière, Anna Wintour, David Stern.” -The New York Times, 2013.Out-there quote?
“You know you can’t roam without Caesar,” - Lyrics from "Flashing Lights," 2007.Out-there quote?