Kanye West Calls NBA Legend Dennis Rodman One of His Biggest Inspirations
Kanye West's list of influences have always been a bit different than everyone else's, previously revealing he looks up to Henry Ford, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney and Howard Hughes. Now, we can add NBA legend Dennis Rodman to the list of Yeezy's inspirations.
On Tuesday (July 10), the Ye rapper shared a photo of a Chicago Bulls jersey autographed by Rodman. "To Kanye Bull. 4. life!," the autograph reads. In the tweet, Yeezy wrote, 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌 Thank to one of my biggest inspirations … always breaking barriers with independent thought."
Along with their love for the Chicago Bulls, Kanye and Rodman also share a mutual appreciation for President Donald Trump. 'Ye has praised the commander-in-chief in the past, while Rodman was in Singapore for Trump's meeting with North Korean president Kim Jong Un. Kanye's mention of Rodman's pioneering of "independent thought" should come as no surprise either, given that the rapper previously spoke about the concept of thinking and speaking freely during a now-infamous visit to TMZ, during which time he said that slavery was a "choice."
In related news, Kanye recently wrapped up his string of G.O.O.D. Music album releases but may have another project in the works. According to a recent report, Chance The Rapper may be the next artist to get a seven-track album produced by Yeezy.
Chano revealed the news to Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg, telling the radio personality that he's heading to the studio with 'Ye this month to work on the album and also revealed his collaboration project with Childish Gambino is in the works.
Check out Kanye West's tweet below.
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