Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Kanye West Releases Statement About Rumored Nelson Mandela Remarks



You may have heard the rumors this weekend that the one and only, Kanye West, made comments comparing himself to the late, great, Nelson Mandela. While most of us gave those comments the cold shoulder in doubt that Mr. West would say such thing, even knowing his lack of filter at times, a lot of people do believe everything that they read.


Today Mr. West released a statement regarding the rumors of his remarks. Kanye stated that “Despite recent media reports, I’ve never said anything to dishonor or trivialize the life or transition of one of the most inspiring leaders. I’d like to address the false stories and noise that have been engineered by the media”. You can read the full statement down below. Let us know your thoughts after the jump.


“Respect to Mandela, his family and his legacy. Despite recent media reports, I’ve never said anything to dishonor or trivialize the life or transition of one of the most inspiring leaders. I’d like to address the false stories and noise that have been engineered by the media. At a young age my mother taught me the importance of his work. Mandela sacrificed his life for the betterment of mankind. Thank you, Mandela, for your life’s work and may it serve as a guiding light to illuminate our future.


-Kanye West