The "Yeezus Tour" has provided a ton of entertaining, awesome, and poignant moments, making it one of the most talked about tours in recent memory. In the final show last night in Toronto, Kanye West delivered his last rant/visionary stream of consciousness, which have become signature segments of each tour's stop. Ye went on for 30 minutes in a manner that was more in-depth what went down at any previous show. And of course, it had its moments that focused on style.
When it came to people telling him to stay in his lane as a musician, he went through the theoretical exchange that would go down:
And in a turn of events, instead of directly firing shots towards Nike, Yeezy decided to move away from the negativity that his frustration had spawned, and instead pulled back to look at the Nike/adidas situation in the big picture:
In the new year, Yeezy apparently wants to move beyond his frustrations with creative constraints, glass ceilings, being told what he can and cannot accomplish, and hone in on what he can do with this opportunity. The details on his plans with adidas are scant, but it does appear that he's fully committed to this partnership, and includes it alongside some of the other significant aspects of his professional, creative, and personal life:
If the collection is going to receive as much attention as the man's music and family, then no matter what people think of the final product, there's no way anyone can say there was a lack of effort on Yeezy's part.
Peep the full rant/visionary stream of consciousness below, via Allastud: