Footage of Kanye working with an orchestra during the Late Registration era. (My favorite album of his)
I think of the word ratchet like a friend you graciously let stay on your couch: it was cool at the beginning, but it’s really overstayed its welcome by about a year. But ratchet/ratchetness also occupies a unique space in black culture…
Rihanna GQ #6
Jean-Michel Basquiat. Ancient Scientist. 1982.
"I’m very proud of my sister and protective of her. Solange is the one person I will fight for. Don’t talk about my sister; don’t play with me about my sister. If you do, you’ll see another side of me. I admire her, and though she’s five years younger than me, I strive to be like her. She’s so smart and secure. She’s sensitive to people’s feelings, but not afraid of what they think."
In the two decades he’s been entertaining us, he’s become a legend.
When I date someone at this point in my life. I’m not dating them just to say I’m dating someone. I’m dating them with the intent to build, progress and have a romantic partnership. If somewhere along the lines it doesn’t work out, fine. But they’ll never be able to say I didn’t try to grow with them.
ALL of this.
Every single bit of this