Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Black History Month Great Black Person #8 of 28

Black History Month Great Black Person #8 of 28:
Kanye West's Ego

Kanye's ego deserves its own spot on the BHM rundown as it, along the Great Wall of China, is one of two complexes visible from outer space. Now, I can kinda understand why 'Ye thinks so highly of himself; he does have 12 #1 singles and all five of his albums went platinum, but anyone who lets Nicki Minaj show him up on his own song (see: Monster) Can't Tell Me Nothing. Add that to the fact that he got out-rapped by a white guy and a former Degrassi cast member on the Forever track, and it's apparent that Kanye is living in a Dark Twisted Fantasy world if he really thinks he's the greatest rapper of all time. Now, I actually like your music Mr. West, and Imma let you finish your career, but how 'bout a little humility to go along with your Good Life? I think it could make you a much Stronger person. I mean, picking on Taylor Swift? How could you be so Heartless? Having "swagger" is one thing, but it doesn't go a long way when it comes to BHM. Maybe someday when you've done something really important like crusading for Civil Rights or inventing peanut butter, you can join the BHM list for real. Another piece of advice as per your current girlfriend: I ain't saying she's a gold digger, but...