In the wake of Kanye West’s hugely momentous presentation of his adidas Originals collaboration at New York fashion week, T Magazine sat down with the notorious polymath for a piece titled “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Kanye West.” With images provided by Juergen Teller and text by Jon Caramanica, the honest exposé is largely based around Kanye’s partnership with the Three Stripes, but also speaks to his future ambitions as a father and designer, largely circumventing any mention of his role within contemporary music. Including a number of insightful and candid quotes, the article is certainly worth a read for Kanye stans.

“I have this table in my new house,” West said, offering a parable. “They put this table in without asking. It was some weird nouveau riche marble table, and I hated it. But it was literally so heavy that it took a crane to move it. We would try to set up different things around it, but it never really worked.
“I realized that table was my ego. No matter what you put around it, under it, no matter who photographed it, the douchebaggery would always come through.”

Check out the full interview over at T Magazine.

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