Is Kanye as Influential as Steve Jobs? He Thinks So!

June 13, 2013 10:56 am

Kanye West claims that his trendsetting ability makes him similar to the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in a New York Times article that was published this week.

“I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what Steve Jobs means,” the soon-to-be daddy told the Times, speaking in the third person. “I am undoubtedly, you know, Steve of Internet, downtown, fashion, culture. Period.”

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The 36-year-old rapper — whose sixth album, Yeezus, comes out on June 18 — had no issue speaking his mind in the interview. He continued on to say, “I will be the leader of a company that ends up being worth billions of dollars, because I got the answers. I understand culture. I am the nucleus.”

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Do you think Kanye is the Steve Jobs of his generation?