"You know, I have synesthesia – I can see sound in front of me," West said. "So when I wanna do fashion, I just wanna give you sculptures."
Of course, it wouldn't be a Kanye interview without an outlandish reference to a historical genius, and West didn't disappoint: "So it's like Michelangelo – the Church wanted him to paint, and he wanted to do sculptures," West said.
West also performed a crowd-pleasing medley of his greatest hits.
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