Kanye West

To be confident is one thing, but to be Kanye-confident, well, that’s just a whole new level of self-belief.  Hip-hop and shoe mogul, Kanye West, has been at or near the top of the rap world going on 2 decades now.  Love him or hate him, his albums sell like hot cakes when released and those Yeezy’s continue to fly off the shelves.  The self-made billionaire has put himself front and center in many, many headlines over the years, and sometimes, for all the wrong reasons.  Do we really understand where Kanye is coming from, or are there more serious underlying issues we need to understand?  We’ll dive into this and much more in this latest episode of AHC Podcast.

 

 

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