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Banned!?

Posted in Life.. in General!, Music, news with tags , , , , on October 18, 2010 by kinganyi

I saw on twitter that Kanye “really don’t be thinkin about Walmart when I create my music or album covers #kanyeshrug” then I quoted the tweet, because Retweeting sucks on the twitter iPhone app and quoting a tweet makes more sense AND uses the same amount of characters as the RT and I thought it was silly to see Kanye put in the #kanyeshurug, because it should’ve been just a shrug #ImeanRIGHT.. but then I saw what he was talking about that got “banned in the USA”

I thought, “Kanye West’s album gets banned!? I can’t believe that the powers that be won’t let this image run in stores and shelves! It’s not like it’s a grotesque image! It’s not like a hideous depiction of the black demon lying buck naked getting rode by a white she beast with wings for arms! Oh wait- it is all of those things and worse. He didn’t make space of the whole cover! Fuck that album cover. I think the artist/producer/director/conceptualist who created the “Power” song and video can come up with something better than that there. LA Times suggests its a media stunt. I hope the hell so. But even if the album gets banned in places like Walmart and Best Buy for having, what looks like demons fucking, he’ll probably still do strong sales

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