Kanye West Reveals The Reason Why He Doesn’t Smile

  • by Yoey
  • 5 Years ago
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The code behind Kanye West’s disinterest in smiling was recently cracked at The Daily Front Row’s Fashion Los Angeles Awards. West was attendance as an honorary guest presenter for an award presented to Mazdack Rassi, Creative Director of Milk Studios. While on stage, Kanye West shared insight into an interesting passage of a book he had read that dated back to the 1800s and offered the following statement:

“Back when I was working on Yeezus, I saw this book from the 1800s and it was velvet-covered with brass and everything,” West said. “I looked at all these people’s photos and they look so real and their outfits were incredible and they weren’t smiling and people, you know the paparazzi, always come up to me, ‘Why you not smiling?’ and I think, not smiling makes me smile… When you see paintings in an old castle, people are not smiling cause it just wouldn’t look as cool.”

 

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“Live good Drink good Eat good” Graduate of Dillard University majoring in Public Relations/Brand Imaging. A New Orleans Native but born in Memphis,TN. Was raised as a Air Force brat having lived before in Germany and visited frequently to countries like England and France. While living in Europe a love for fashion and all things extravagant became a lifestyle easy to embrace. Returning to New Orleans fashion still played a major role in life for him. Now partnering with long time friend Nick to create the chic cultural blog site Myhellofalife.com Yoey is focused more than ever on making his dreams a reality, while doing what he enjoys the most; enjoying a hell of a life.

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