Kanye West Writing Philosophy Book Called “Break the Simulation”

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  • Kanye West is no stranger to attempting to become a multi hyphenate. While it’s no question Kanye West is a legendary rapper and pop musician (and an equally fun celebrity personality), he’s also began his own fashion line, created a pilot in the style of Larry David’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” painted his hair blonde and met Donald Trump (it’s own art form, I am sure). Now, Kanye’s returning with a book on the philosophy of photography called “Break the Simulation.” Said Kanye West

    “And I’ve got this philosophy — or let’s say it’s just a concept because sometimes philosophy sounds too heavy-handed. I’ve got a concept about photographs, and I’m on the fence about photographs — about human beings being obsessed with photographs — because it takes you out of the now and transports you into the past or transports you into the future. It can be used to document, but a lot of times it overtakes [people]. People dwell too much in the memories. People always wanna hear the history of something, which is important, but I think it there’s too much of an importance put on history.”

    We can’t wait! What do you think of Kanye West’s upcoming book? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter at @WhatsTrending.