Kanye West took a moment at his London show on Friday night to deliver another searing rant, largely focused on the relationship between art and commerce. Over a spare instrumental from the G.O.O.D. Music track "Clique," Kanye referred to Jay-Z and dismissed the recent Justin Timberlake single that his friend collaborated on: "And I got love for Hov but I ain't fucking with that 'Suit & Tie,'" he said.
After airing his hatred for "business people" and the Grammys, he went on to discuss corporate sponsorships, apparently joking about his infamous Beyonce-related VMA awards faux-pas, but also perhaps taking a swipe at the pop queen's recent Pepsi endorsement:
"Can I sell a drink for you please? So you can help me put on a better show. Please corporations. Can you please support me, Kanye West? I swear I'm a nice n***a now. I swear I'll put the pink polo back on. I swear to you. Please? Just for three million dollars. I need it so bad. I need a new pool in my back yard. So I'll tell all my fans your shit is cool. And if they believe in me they should also believe in you. . . . What's my public rating now? Are people liking me again? Enough to get some money for some corporations? They forgot about the whole Beyonce thing right? Okay cool."This article originally appeared on Rolling Stone: Kanye West Disses Justin Timberlake in Onstage Rant
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