Ear Rape: Kanye West Wants to Make a “Tribute” Album of David Bowie Covers. Great.

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David Bowie’s body isn’t even cold yet, and already Kanye West is talking about making an album of David Bowie Covers… Kanye style.

Hey I know. Why doesn’t Kanye just take all of David Bowie’s work, throw it in a trashcan, take a dump on it, then light the thing on fire?

Oh wait, he apparently is.

The media is referring to it as a “tribute”.

West, who refers to The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, and the Beatles as “those musicians you see in those old black-and-white photos,” and who has said, “I realize that my place and position in history is that I will go down as the voice of this generation, of this decade,” and who said that his greatest pain is that he will not be able to see himself perform live and that he’s a genius and if the Bible was rewritten today, he’d be in it:

“I’m doing pretty good as far as geniuses go… I’m like a machine. I’m a robot. You cannot offend a robot… I’m going down as a legend, whether or not you like me or not. I am the new Jim Morrison. I am the new Kurt Cobain… The Bible had 20, 30, 40, 50 characters in it. You don’t think that I would be one of the characters of today’s modern Bible?” (source)

… is now going to piss all over Bowie’s work, because, you know, he’s such a Biblical genius.

Oh, I’m sorry, he’s going to be “adding his Yeezy twist to the classic hits”:

The Daily Star reports that the rapper wants to pay tribute to Bowie by recording some of his tracks but mixing them with his own twist.
A source told the Daily Star that “Some are straightforward cover versions with Kanye actually singing. On others he is rapping with his own lyrics over Bowie’s music.”
 The source also claimed that Kanye sees himself as Bowie’s successor in terms of musical innovation.
(HAHHAHAHAHHAAH… oh sorry, continuing:)
The insider also added: “[Kanye] is determined to carry on David’s work as a musical innovator. He says that the torch has been passed to him.”

A musical innovator? Successor? The torch?

Uh-huh.

Is that why, less than 24 hours after West’s announcement, Bowie fans are literally starting petitions to try and stop this from happening?

Is that why, when the Guardian reported Kanye as just such a musical innovator to make a Bowie cover album, commenter Anna Eldrid wrote, “‘Innovative’? Since when does it mean that your music sounds like it was sung into a $5 microphone, auto-tuned by your grandma and remixed in toilet-studio?”

Is that why people take the time to make whole videos just explaining how much he sucks???

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  • doucyet

    The only thing I want to hear from West is………..I’m moving to Canada!

    • Reverend Draco

      The only thing I want to hear from West is. . . I’ve just finished moving to Dubai.

  • NonYo Business

    Ahahahaha… That was worth the chuckle. Kanye a genius? A robot, maybe… lol

  • Reverend Draco

    @kanyewest
    How sweet- the no-talent attention whore thinks he’s worth a zit on
    Bowie’s ass. News flash: You’re a waste of air, stop using it

    (sent via twitter)

    • http://www.shitsenders.com Я0llyJ0g3r

      Nice! I bet his egotistical ass reads every one of those too!

      • Reverend Draco

        One can only hope.

        And laugh.

        Especially laugh.

      • Razedbywolvs

        You could have a drone that drops flaming bags of shit in Kanye West’s pool, but nooo

        • http://www.shitsenders.com Я0llyJ0g3r

          lol! Well that surely is motivation 😉

  • Dilligaff

    Please dear God, NO!

  • http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/political_reading_room/ disqus_3BrONUAJno

    I guess it is just as well that I’ve never heard of West, just like I’ve never heard of most musicians since the mid 80’s on.

  • august

    that would be up to David Bowie wife are kids all music is copy writing
    he can’t just take it and do as he pleases with out permision

  • Paul

    Kayne is a Jenius, I mean he named his daughter NORTH, that’s just amazing. I mean “NORTH WEST” Dude that is some profound shit. HHAHAHAHAHAH.

    • Reverend Draco

      He shud rely shew hiz jenyus – name his next kid “South Bysouth”

  • David

    White Lives Matter

    • Plextt Plextt

      You raysest people make me sick!

  • curenado

    Bizarre. The stuff they appropriate to fill that void with ?

  • Rebel

    What a bag of crap Kan not come close to David Bowie’s talent. Your are so far off on this one. And to compare yourself to the Holy prophets in the Holy Bible, is evil.
    I loved David Bowie, and his original, imagination that made him successful. He did not have to rely on anyone else’s work, nor material.
    Kanye, it is clear you have NO respect for other artists, nor their legacy. You SUCK.

  • Robert Raulerson

    that nigger is a no talent bum ,he needs to go suck his wife’s ass

  • Chish

    Bowie, even at room temperature still has more talent (and class) than West
    could ever hope for.

  • august

    if Bowie’s estate dose not allow it no you cant

    • Disciple

      His estate can’t stop it, if you want to cover a song you don’t even have to ask https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compulsory_license

      • august

        yea OK what ever blow’s your fagot loving ass open i don’t care any more who give’s a fuck let rap boy have his tuns

        come in here trying to defend Bowie’s music and put up with fucks like you

        • Disciple

          I was just trying to be helpful, you should learn to be thankful when you are corrected.

          • august

            you can only use his music for personal use like in your house or car
            you can not have copy’s and play it in a place of businesslike in the back ground with out permission tell you what down load some of
            Davie Bowie music remix it stick it on you tubes sell it for $3 a copy and pay his estate 3 cents for every copy you will still find you ass in court

            i own copy writing lyric music 3 complete albums you touch my music find out what happens to your ass

            YOU DO NOT HAVE MY PERMISSION TO DO SO

          • Disciple

            Compulsory license

            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compulsory_license

            “Copyright law also allows for a “compulsory mechanical license”. Under the law, anybody can obtain compulsory mechanical license without express permission from the copyright holder.”

            “A compulsory license provides that the owner of a patent or copyright licenses the use of their rights against payment either set by law or determined through some form of adjudication or arbitration. In essence, under a compulsory license, an individual or company seeking to use another’s intellectual property can do so without seeking the rights holder’s consent, and pays the rights holder a set fee for the license. This is an exception to the general rule under intellectual property laws that the intellectual property owner enjoys exclusive rights that it may license – or decline to license – to others.”

      • august

        Don’t you have a package to plant some wheres fucks like you cry about gun and music

        yet love to blow little kids up HUH fuck twit

        • Disciple

          I really have no idea what you are talking about, I’ve never cried about “gun and music” I like guns and I could care less about popular music now that I’m a grown man. I’ve never heard a Kanye song and I don’t know who he is, I just clicked on this article because I was a Bowie fan in my youth.

          I don’t know what you mean by the rest of that comment. You shouldn’t get so angry when you are wrong about something, it makes you seem like a twenty year old kid, or a liberal.

  • Attila350

    Please, please, do the world a favor…… Don’t.