Is Kanye West turning into a mad man? Yes I think so and I believe he needs help very fast.
He has gone from the Hip-Hop genius who inspired millions after dropping from college to a Hip-Hop maniac that is confusing the entire globe.
Granted his new album 'The Life of Pablo' is fire after his horrendous and puzzling 'Yeezus ' LP which was shunned by his core fans and applauded by people who feed off his eccentric behaviour than his artistry.
Minus the rave reviews and lit songs, Kanye West's behaviour of recent has been 'crazy' to say the least. From saying old comedian Bill Cosby is innocent of his rape allegations to directing his rants at Wiz Khalifa's child in a rap feud that only existed in his mind, we have seen that all is not alright with Kanye West.
His wife, the reality TV mega star Kim Kardashian has reportedly ordered him to go for therapy. His longtime friend and collaborator Rhymefest went to Twitter to appeal to him to seek help. A few days ago female comedian and TV host Chelsea Handler called him a maniac. "I've always thought he's a maniac. And he just sounds like more of one. He's delusional" said Chelsea Handler on Monday, February 22, 2016. She might not be far from the truth.
Danielle C. Belton in her article for The Root believes Kanye West is suffering from some kind of breakdown, and she should know because she was once diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Kanye is cracking right before our eyes and we think it is entertainment.
When Kanye came out with his soulful, introspective and thought provoking brand of rap music, we applauded the coming of a New Age in rap music. Over the years Kanye West ed the march for genre-defying acts especially in Hip-Hop. This has come with a price though. Now he is leading the Kardashians in the tabloids.
With each successful album we have seen Kanye slowly transform into the loud mouth at the party. Back then it just used to be about the music, and that's it. Kanye used to let his music do the talking. When he made a statement in public it was about something profound like saying Hip-Hop should embrace gay people and uttering on live television that George W. Bush doesn't like black people.
These days we are left with Kanye West mindlessly ranting about him in being in debt and asking for Young Thug to be in the Grammys. Who cares about Young Thug?
A lot of people are tired of Kanye West clogging up their timelines. When he signed up for Twitter we expected greatness and not mindless rants.
I sincerely don't blame the Kardashians for all that has happened to Kanye. I believe Kanye will be what he is now if he didn't end up with Kim K. Being with Kardashians though has worsened his case.
There's a fine line between a genius and being a mad man. We want Kanye West stripped off all the nonsense and horrible fashion and continue to give us good music. We don't the old Kanye. We want the insightful Kanye. We are tired of this Kanye. And that's the truth Kanye.