Nike reportedly told him that wasn’t possible because he isn’t a professional athlete. To which he righteously replied, “I go to the Garden and play one-on-none. I’m a performance athlete.” He continued, “So the old me, without a daughter, would have taken the Nike deal because I just love Nikes so much. But the new me, with a daughter, takes the adidas deal because I have royalties and I have to provide for my family.”
Watch the video here below, of Kanye West talking on Hot 97, about the situation.