Kanye in Cannes: ‘Empower the best content creators or fuck you.’

Kanye West American rapper, songwriter, record producer, film director, entrepreneur, and fashion designer, Kanye West attends the Cannes Lions 2014, 61st International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival is a world's meeting place for professionals in the communications industry.(AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Rapper Kanye West, is known for his wacky comments but he actually had something useful to say when spoke at Cannes: “empower the best content creators or f**k you”

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Kanye, who opened the conversation by saying, “I don’t want to say all these big over-the-top statements that end up getting quoted the wrong way,” went on to deliver a number of other quotable gems (also known as Westisms):

• “We have to remember Rome wasn’t built in one day. But the internet is the new Rome.”

• “Empower the best content creators or fuck you.” Looking at the audience, he added, “Not you in particular.”

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