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Kanye West: Love's More Important Than Branding

<strong>November 2004: </strong>The loss <a href=front page of Best New Artist to Gretchen Wilson at the American Music Awards turned 'Ye into an outspokenly sore loser. The "College Dropout" artist not only walked out of the AMAs, he told the press, "I felt like I was definitely robbed. ... I was the best new artist this year."' style='float:left;padding:5px' /> November 2013: Kanye started yet another conversation when he began using a Confederate flag on some of his new merchandise . By way of explanation, West told external link Los Angeles radio station 97.1 AMP that observers can "react how you want. Any energy is good energy. You know the Confederate flag represented slavery in a way -- that's my abstract take on what I know about it. So I made the song 'New Slaves.' So I took the Confederate flag and made it my flag. It's my flag.
Full story: http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/24/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/kanye-west-w-magazine/index.html

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