Kanye West is known for being controversial and 2016 was no different. Yeezy made national headlines on several occasions during the year, each time giving us more reason to question his sanity. Here’s our list of the top 10 times we had to step back and wonder – why do we still f*uck with ‘Ye?
Kanye’s Fashion Fail :: Kanye held a fashion show for his Yeezy Season 4 collection. It was a bust. Supposedly ‘Ye’s models fainted, those in attendance were kept waiting and the clothes were subpar to say the least. Women’s Wear Daily fashion writer Jessica Iredale said the industry can only blame themselves because they have been true enablers of ‘Ye’s madness.
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Kanye Drops Life of Pablo :: Earlier this year Kanye dropped his seventh studio album Life of Pablo. The album received mostly positive reviews from critics and has five Grammy nominations.
Kanye’s beef with Taylor Swift is reignited :: Ye’s album did more than earn him good reviews and Grammy nods. The song Famous, which was included on Life of Pablo, also reignited his beef with Taylor Swift. In the song, Kanye says he believes he and Taylor will still have sex because, “… I made that b*tch famous.” When the song hit the airwaves Taylor was madder than hellfire and damnation. KimYe said they were confused because she gave her blessing to the song. That started a social media battle and conversation that lasted for months.
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Fans Petition For Kanye West To Play At SuperBowl 51 :: Adele decided she wasn’t interested in playing at SuperBowl 51. Kanye’s fans saw this as the prime opportunity to put the country’s most interesting (to say the least) entertainer on the stage. They started a social media campaign to get ‘Ye centerstage at SuperBowl 51.
KimYe Celebrate Two Years of Marriage … Consider Divorce :: In 2014, Kanye and Kim got married. In 2016, there were rumors that Kim was considering a divorce. To be continued …
Kanye Writes A Poem For Mickey D’s :: We believe McDonald’s unarguably has the best fries in the world. Kanye agrees with us. He wrote a poem about it. McDonald’s loved it.
Kanye Lights Up VMAs – Again :: Kanye took the world by storm when announced at the 2015 VMAs that he plans to run for president in 2020. This year, at the 2016 VMAs, he debuted the video to his song Fade featuring Teyana Taylor. Let’s just say ‘Ye did it again. SN: He still intends to run for president.
‘Ye Has Beef With Jay and Bey :: Kanye came for king and queen of entertainment during his Sacramento tour stop a few months back. He said he was pissed by a rumor that Bey was playing politics to win VMAs. He gave no reason for asking Jay-Z to call him and talk to him “like a man.” Watch the video of his on-stage rant.
Kanye Has A Nervous Breakdown :: All the pressure of the year weighed really heavy on ‘Ye; so much so, it caused him to break down.
Kanye Meets With Donald Trump :: Fresh off his mental breakdown, Kanye takes some time to meet up with Donald Trump in NYC. Before the meeting with Trump ‘Ye was quoted as saying that if he had voted in the 2016 election he would have voted for Trump. When questioned about the meeting ‘Ye simply said, “I just want to take a picture right now.”
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