Kanye West calls himself 'the new Moses' in latest Twitter rant

Kanye West and Jay-Z performing during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Armory in New York

Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. The unidentified person also explored the potential price of Kanye's catalog, claiming it would be worth more than the $300 million that Scooter Braun paid for Taylor Swift's master recordings, and also proposed a joint venture with Universal Music, which Kanye said he was "not open" to.

The rants began with West threatening that he wouldn't release any new music "till I'm done with my contract with Sony and Universal".

Kanye West declared himself "the new Moses" as he compared the music industry and National Basketball Association to "modern day slave ships" and ruled out releasing a new album on his current record label.

The 43-year-old rapper, who is running for president as an independent in the 2020 election, says that he won't release new music until he is released from his record contract. "On God ... in Jesus name ... come and get me", he wrote before he, again, later deleted the thought.

Kanye West attends the WSJ.

Kanye West has been very vocal about his unhappiness with his deals with Universal Music Group and Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Stoute said "I don't want Black people voting for Kanye West..."

According to him, he is the new "Moses" and ready to put his life on the line for his people.

Travis Scott at the Grammy Awards
Travis Scott at the Grammy Awards

"The music industry and the National Basketball Association are modern day slave ships", Kim Kardashian's husband continued. He called himself "the new Moses".

West then name-checked some of his peers he's been engaged in disputes with, writing, "I need a publicly apology from J Cole and Drake to start with immediately ... I'm Nat Turner. I'm fighting for us".

"I'm not an industry bro, I don't care I'm in service to Christ. I need all my people with me for us to get free". I miss my brothers.

"I'm the 2nd richest black man in America ..." God doesn't measure us by money in his kingdom. let's love each other. The two also previously collaborated on "Watch The Throne". He then goes on to speak on his relationship with Jay-Z.

"Hey everyone we're making progress", West tweeted.

Previously in August, Steve Stoute and Kevin Durant spoke to each other about a variety of topics for 'The Boardroom, ' including the importance of the upcoming 2020 US presidential election. "Steve's a good man Trav is a good man ... my brothers let's rise up ... we don't even own these companies", the "Famous" rapper wrote.


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