The third (and final) piece I wrote for Rolling Stone to accompany the launch of their Kim Kardashian cover (July 2015) was this list of references to the Kardashians in hip hop, co-written with Brittany Spanos and Nick Murray. Below are the pieces I wrote from the list, which you can read in full here.
If you’ve ever had reservations about Kanye—like thought he was a jerk or a narcissist, or questioned his intent or talent or his relationship with Kim Kardashian—you need to watch the whole thing. He insists that people should say “thank you” to artists whose work they love, talks about what went down with Taylor Swift at the VMAs, and compares himself to Wreck-It Ralph. Kanye constantly flummoxes Lowe by disassembling the interview format; two minutes before the end, he tells him, “You can’t ever tell me what dream to have.” I just got goosebumps typing that.Read More