10 Things That Kanye West Made Cool

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  • Kanye West, Kris Jenner
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  • Chief Keef

Speaking Off Script

Saying "George Bush doesn't like Black people" might have been "the worst moment" in G-Dub's presidency but Kanye uttered the concern of many Americans, and he did so on national TV, unscripted and unexpected. He later apologized (which Russell Simmons, Jay-Z and Ice Cube didn't think he needed to do), but continued to follow his own trend, working off script in other moments when he felt race relations needed to observed, like at awards shows.

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