“I am the next Nelson Mandela,” West responded.
“I’m only 36 years old, and when I look at everything I’ve accomplished, it’s the only comparison that makes any sense.
By the time I’m 95, I’m going to be a bigger hero than he ever was. “Nelson Mandela did a lot of good work, don’t get me wrong. But I think I’m on track to do something even bigger.
I liberate minds with my music. That’s more important than liberating a few people from apartheid or whatever. “Not to say Mandela wasn’t for real.
I have mad respect. I just think we need to keep things in perspective here. Anyone can be replaced. And I think I’m well on my way towards being the next great black leader. I’m already worshiped around the world. And many more to come.