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Kanye West He has broken his pause on Twitter after nine days.
On Saturday, Kanye returned to social media after removing his Instagram and Twitter accounts last week and published a series of videos on mind control. Yeezy's designer published two short videos and one sound bite before a longer selfie video that lasted almost 10 minutes. In the main video recorded through Periscope, Kanye talked at length about the mind and "do not program" ourselves.
"I just want to talk about mind control. You know when people try to influence you through social media and try to tell you what to do, or if people post something positive on Instagram, it gets disabled if it's not part of a bigger agenda, "he began." That's like, mind control … That's the poison that's happening with social networks. "
The video was full of tangential and non-sequential comments, but ultimately, it continued to take up this broader idea of mind control and brain programming.
"I feel that when people try to tell me what to do, they are touching my brain, "he said. If someone tries to tell me what I can do, what can I wear, I feel that they are touching my brain. . "
Then he provided some visual examples of how it feels to touch his brain. He explained, "Imagine yourself opening your skull and someone touches your brain. Imagine how that would hurt you. That's how it feels when someone tells me what I can or can not do. "
Kanye also criticized social networks and their effect on users, especially when people worry too much about the amount of followers they have or like in a photo. "Social networks are a lie," he told viewers. "Social networks told you Hillary Clinton I was going to win, and she did not win. Social media told you that nobody likes me, but everyone loves me. Everyone loves you. "
He continued: "Cancel the programming of your minds, open your heart, let your conscience be free."
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While most of the video was extremely cerebral, The life of Pablo The rapper turned it into something more spiritual as well. He said he was "the best living recording artist" thanks to the "spirits that flow through me". He cited the spirit of Bob Marley Y Tupac. "The spirits will give me new ideas. They are in the air. We do not own them, we are just a boat, "he explained.
He created a mantra for him too. A few, actually. One was "Open your heart. Let your spirit guide you. Let your conscience be free. "The other saying was,"We are creative individuals. We work from our heart and our spirit. We are not corny. "
Kanye pointed to social media and radio to build the notions about the rapper in people's heads. He said in the video: "Do not get too nervous when you hear other things on the radio, that's all programming, it's all part of a system to control your mind, to control my mind, to see me as if I'm crazy. for you ".
He confirmed that he was in Africa, most likely finishing his Yanhdi album, which was originally supposed to fall at the end of September.
On Thursday, Kanye visited the White House and the notable Twitter user, President Donald Trump. The artist and the president talked at length about the criminal justice reform and how Kanye's hat makes America Great Again "empowers" him. Kanye spoke for more than ten minutes, what Trump called "pretty impressive" and "pretty" when it was over.
On September 29, Kanye was booed after Saturday night live He finished filming when he delivered a pro-Trump speech on stage. He was the musical guest that night and was seen in New York with his MAGA hat.
Many celebrities have spoken out against Kanye for his openly pro-Trump views, including King's wool Y Chris Evans. SNL cast member Pete Davidson, who has been very open about his mental health problems in the past, made a mental health statement to the rapper last week after Kanye announced he was "without medication" during a TMZ interview.
Davidson urged Kanye: "There's no shame in the game of medicine, I'm with them, it's great, take them, there's nothing wrong with taking them."
When all this was happening, Kanye's wife, Kim Kardashian, continued to support her husband. After your SNL Dialogue, said an E source! News: "Kim always defends Kanye publicly and tries to give her support."
The source added: "She believes that Kanye is entitled to her opinion and can express it freely, she may not always agree with him, but she still feels that she is allowed to believe what she wants."
Before her visit to the White House, Kim told E! News that she was "proud" of what Kanye was doing. She said: "He has a very focused mission of what he wants to talk about, and I think the White House is really receptive to his ideas."
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