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John Legend Addresses Kanye West and How Rapper Has Changed

Nov 05, 2022

John Legend Addresses Kanye West and How Rapper Has Changed

I find him different than he was back then, um I saw no hint of this kind of harmful behavior back then, yeah

John

Legend

might be missing the old

Kanye

West

. I missed the old

Kanye

from the beginning. The decades-long friendship with the

rapper

has

changed

. He was the one who hired me. He was the one who helped me discover myself and helped me get a record deal. I wouldn't be where I am right now without him so I'm very grateful to him but now

John

sings a different one with the Kara Swisher podcast saying that

Kanye

who once helped his career is different from the man he is now you know I think that life happens to people and I think his mother's death probably had something to do with it. think and you know I don't want to play armchair psychologist but he has definitely

changed

and many of us who know him over the years are really concerned because you mean a mental illness that he himself has talked about absolutely the two artists have a long history together they both collaborated on each other's early music first on

Kanye

's 2004 album The College Dropout and

John

he was one of yay's first artists on his new label at the time great music I'll make sure by sitting down i mean all the way from the videos to the marketing and the timing like i really want to get involved with artists careers and give them the best advice i can give them Ordinary people we don't know which way to go see the director Ordinary people and it helped I chose my photographer for his album photo session and he helped me with many things because he has been through everything.
john legend addresses kanye west and how rapper has changed
Basically, I'm a year behind what he did last year, so he gave me a lot of great stuff. advice, but fast forward to now and yay he's been stirring up controversy, including making various anti-black and anti-semitic comments. The Jewish media was pushing the White live White lives matter t-shirt narrative that he didn't love black people and I guess. I came off and came back and said no, the Jewish media and

John

shares that even though they are no longer in contact, he knows people are worried about him. I know people in his life who are, but we've lost touch. friends for a while and uh I'm not personally doing anything but I know people who are and you know a lot of people are worried about him but for someone who supposedly uh he thinks freely and thinks independently. tried and true forms of hate and bigotry um it's hurtful and it doesn't help anyone and if there's room for forgiveness for

kanye

john

explains his thoughts on i believe in forgiveness in general that doesn't mean people shouldn't face the consequences for what they do wrong but I also believe in forgiveness
john legend addresses kanye west and how rapper has changed
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