Kanye West says more things about George Bush and Taylor Swift

The rapper attacks the media for exploiting his many public outbursts, in what can only be described as, er, a public outburst

Kanye West played New York's Bowery Ballroom yesterday (23 November) for a concert promoting his new album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. But it wouldn't be a Kanye event without a bit of ranting, and the rapper obliged with a monologue on his Katrina outburst in 2005. "Everybody said: 'Oh my God, Kanye! I love you so much! I hated you until you said that! Now you're speaking for me! I always thought you were an asshole, but now you said something that represents me!'" he told the crowd. "And the whole time, I'm thinking in my mind: 'That's not exactly what I wanted to say.'"

The rapper continued with what appeared to be a dig at Taylor Swift (she of "I'mma let you finish" fame), saying: "I was emotional, that was not exactly the way I wanted to word it. But I rode it, I rode it. Just as Taylor never came to my defence in any interview, and rode the wave, and rode it, and rode it, that's the way I rode the wave of the Bush comment. I rode it."

So there you have it, more words from the mouth of Kanye. Rolling Stone scribe Brian Hiatt recorded much of what was said at the concert, which you can listen to here.


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