Rapper Kanye West said God urged him on stage to grab Taylor Swift’s microphone when she received the award at the 2009 VMAs.
Kanye West was born in 1977 in Atlanta, USA. He started singing in 1996 and became one of the most successful artists of the 21st century, selling more than 140 million records. In April, Forbes magazine confirmed Kanye West reached the milestone of billions of dollars. Besides singing, he mainly makes money in the shoe business and fashion.
The male singer said in Nick Cannon’s Cannon’s Class, which was broadcast on Youtube on August 31, “If God didn’t want me to, he wouldn’t let me sit in front of me. I could sit in the back and everything.” not being so ridiculous. Because I have never heard this person’s name (referring to Taylor) before, while Beyonce’s Single Ladies is undoubtedly one of the greatest videos of all time. “
Kanye West admitted that he had already finished a bottle of wine at the time because he didn’t want to attend the music awards ceremony. He assumed that these events were all pre-arranged.
At VMAs 2009, Kanye West suddenly went on stage to steal Taylor Swift’s microphone when she received the “MV of the year” award for You Belong With Me. He said he didn’t mean to offend Swift, but said that Beyonce’s Single Ladies deserves more.
Kanye West claims to be a religious person. Christianity is also the inspiration for many of his art projects. In January 2019, he started hosting the Sunday Service show series, experimenting with mixing rap tracks with hymn music.
In the interview, Kanye West also denied that the Republican Party sponsored the US presidential election to help Donald Trump attract Joe Biden’s voters. “No one can buy me off. I have more money than Donald Trump,” West said. In April, Forbes announced that Kanye West had a net worth of about $ 1.3 billion, making it to the list of billionaires.
According to TMZ, MyChannel – an image technology unit – is demanding $ 20 million in compensation from Kanye West. MyChannel attorneys said the two sides cooperated in early 2018. Kanye West asked the company to produce videos to promote the Yeezy shoe brand. The singer promised MyChannel many things, including an investment worth $ 10 million. The company is estimated to spend 10,000 hours of labor and about 7 million USD for the project. However, Kanye West later cut off contact with the company.