Kanye West says the "Taylor Swift moment" damaged his career

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Half the s*** Trump does, I don't agree with", Kanye counters, to which T.I. replies, "What half do you agree with?

Then, Kanye offered his thoughts on slavery. I felt freedom in doing something that everyone tells you not to do. "It's like we're mentally imprisoned".

"What you say to somebody is a reflection of how you feel about yourself, when you put that energy into the world".

It's no secret that most people of colour disapprove of Trump and his divisive policies, as well as statements in which he disparaged African nations and supported racist organizations. "Ninety percent of black people being killed are killed by other blacks".

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He enraged many fellow artists - but was embraced by conservative commentators - as he praised Trump, who has since cited the rapper's words as evidence of minority support. TMZ reporter Van Lathan shot back at West, expressing his disappointment in his recent comments, sparking a debate with him across the office. "That is just as racist as anything I can imagine".

If you believe the 2010 book "The Advanced Genius Theory: Are They Out of Their Minds or Ahead of Their Time?" by Jason Hartley, Kanye West fulfils at least one of the requirements of genius: He's alienated his original fans at least once. "Kanye, you're entitled to your opinion... but there is fact and real life, real-world outcome behind everything you just said". I understand they was going through some things, but if it's family", as the two have figuratively professed to be, "you're not going to miss a wedding. "For 400 years?! That sounds like a choice".

The reporter continued, saying, "Frankly, I'm disappointed, I'm appalled, and brother, I'm unbelievably hurt by the fact that you have morphed into something to me that is not real".

"Bro you gotta be responsible, man ... your voice is too big", Lathan replied. And it's on the house.