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?
"When someone comes along and says something like ‘I am a God,’ everybody says ‘Who does he think he is?’ I just told you who I thought I was. A God. I just told you. That’s who I think I am." -BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe, 2013Out-there quote?
"When I compare myself to Steve Jobs, or Walt Disney… Howard Hughes, David Stern, Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Jesus… I’m saying these are my heroes." -Jimmy Kimmel Live!, 2013..Out-there quote?
"I would not be Kanye West if it wasn't for Michael Jackson. But I was able to ascend to massive heights. And I've got to a point that Michael Jackson did not break down. I have reached the glass ceiling, as a creative person, as a celebrity, and I've been at it for 10 years.”Out-there quote?