“For one of the first times in my life, I understand how it is to feel humbled.”
Kanye also spoke out against racism and consumerism, saying that all of humanity is one “macro” race.
Don’t think that because we can afford this custom Balmain suit that we’re free. And don’t think that because we can buy a $300,000 car that we’re free. And don’t think that because 3% of a gated community has colored people in it that we’re free. It’s the mentality, the slave mentality, where we all eventually become slaves to that car, slaves to the perception, slaves to the idea of being cool.