April 23, 2014
(ANTIMEDIA) Notorious egomaniacal pop artist Kanye West recently responded to accusations that he is an Illuminati puppet. There is a popular theory that has been circulating on the internet for years suggesting that pop stars such as Kanye West, Jay-Z, Beyonce and Katy Perry are hired by aristocrats to spread propaganda and dumb down the population with their music.
While there has been no confirmed link between these artists and aristocratic families, it is certainly true that they promote ideas that are detrimental to society. It is also true that their music appeals to the lowest common denominator, effectively dumbing down the quality of mainstream entertainment.
For this reason, the accusations against these artists have continued to grow over the years, and some of them have even been forced to formally address these claims.
In a recent rant in Paper magazine, Kanye West shot back at his critics, saying “If there was actually an Illuminati, it would be more like the energy companies. Not celebrities that gave their life to music and who are pinpointed as decoys for people who really run the world. I’m tired of people pinpointing musicians as the Illuminati. That’s ridiculous. We don’t run anything; we’re celebrities. We’re the face of brands. We have to compromise what we say in lyrics so we don’t lose money on a contract. Madonna is in her 50s and gave everything she had to go up on an award show and get choked by her cape. She’s judged for who she adopts. F**k all of this sensationalism. We gave you our lives. We gave you our hearts. We gave you our opinions!”
Even in his rant, West admitted that him and other artists are forced to censor themselves so they don’t put their contracts at risk, with that being said, it would seem that these artists may be controlled, even if they don’t explicitly realize it.
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