This past weekend during a Saint Pablo Tour show, Kanye West boldly called out nameless individuals who supposedly stole his stage design, saying: “This the original, accept no imitations! You with the rap God right now. N****s be copying our shit bro. Stealin’ our shit, stealin’ our stages. Copying our shit one-to-one.”

While Kanye’s claim caused some uproar around social media alongside some heavy anticipation for new beef, South African rapper Cassper Nyovest was quick to dismiss Kanye’s statement by posting the following to Instagram:

This is what we did last year at #FillUpTheDome. Only 13 days till we #FillIpOrlandoStadium . Get your tickets at computicket.

A photo posted by Refiloe Phoolo ?? (@casspernyovest) on

The Instagram post was followed up by a tweet saying he “Woke up to my name on American blogs about how I possibly stole kanye’s stage. We did this a year ago already. lol. Ya Neh.”

While the whole situation is truly ironic, considering Kanye was the one who started the entire ordeal, Cassper seems to have taken the opportunity to see this in an optimistic light and branch out to new followers who previously may not have known who he was.

What do you think about the fiasco? Is it likely Kanye stole the idea from Cassper? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Words by Marcus Cho
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