Kanye West Says That James Blake Is His Favorite Artist Right Now

"I don't care if people like me, I care if people like themselves."

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Kanye West did another interview in Philadelphia while out there to promote his Yeezus tour stop out there in Saturday. This interview, with Wired 96.5, found Kanye discussing a shoe deal he is getting ready to announce with a major cosigner. He also continued the conversation about the license he has to say what he wants and create what he wants. As for where Kanye gets his creative inspiration from, he said that he's most creative when he's in the bathroom.

The interviewers asked Kanye about the music he was listening to these days, and he said that his favorite artist right now was James Blake. This prompted the question from one interviewer, "Who is James Blake?" When the other interviewer said, "He's Justin Bieber's dad," Kanye replied, "Yeah, he's kinda basically the opposite of that."

Kanye's description of who James Blake is is brief yet emphatic. "He's James Blake. Just go listen to his music and say, 'Hey, that's Kanye's favorite artist.'"

[viaMiss Info]

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