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Kanye West revealed his New Year’s resolution to a crowd of thousands at the last stop of his Yeezus Tour in Toronto earlier this week. Ironically, he shared his plans not to rant for “another like six months” in a 27-minute-long rant.
“Everything I”m saying that’s not allowed, soak it in right now,” he told fans. “This might be the last time y’all hear me talk sh*t for a long time. Might be another like six months. At least. You’re just gonna have to run back the interviews and sh*t if you wanna hear some realness!”
“I’m not [trying] to be a dude that has all the opportunities in the world and only focuses on the negative, or complains about it, or just gets in some type of zone that just having to turn up all the time and sh*t,” he added. “So I’m letting you all now that this is the last Yeezus show, and this is the last time you’ll ever hear me say negative about anyone.”
Ye said he plans to focus2014 on being positive and exploring new ideas and creative outlets.
But, since he has a few more days before the new year, Kanye took the opportunity to give the Grammy Awards a special message: “F**k you!”
“The Grammys, they nominated me with two Grammys,” he said. “Yeezus, the most highly reviewed album of the motherf*****g year!”
“You don’t run sh*t!” he continued. “You rent the Staples Center for one night and give some godd**n awards away! F**k you … F**k you for Christmas. I’m gonna wrap this f** k you real tight and deliver it to the Grammys on Christmas night.”
He concluded by saying, “I’ll never bring up the Grammys again in a negative light, because I actually appreciate the 21 Grammys that I did win.”
In related Mr. West news, a guy named Ricky Spicer filed a lawsuit against the rapper for allegedly using his vocals without permission on “Bound 2.” TMZ reports, the singer is an ex-member of the 1970s soul group Ponderosa Twins Plus One, who recorded a song called “Bound” in 1970.
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