While the rest of the world focused on the Great Llama Escape of 2015, Kanye West spent February 26, 2015 apologizing.
Kanye, arguably the most polarizing figure in modern pop culture, took to Twitter earlier this evening to address some of his previous hating ways. Of course, he addressed the Grammys incident when he almost “Kanye-d” Beck and his Album of the Year win over Beyoncé.
I would like to publicly apologize to Beck, I’m sorry Beck. — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 26, 2015
About the award, Kanye initially said,
Beck needs to respect artistry and he should’ve given his award to Beyoncé.
He later backtracked to say The Recording Academy should respect the artistry, not Beck.
Kanye also used the rare tweeting opportunity to apologize to another artist he previously criticized, Bruno Mars.
I also want to publicly apologize to Bruno Mars, I used to hate on him but I really respect what he does as an artist. — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 26, 2015
Going even further, Kanye said he wants Bruno to be on his next 88 Keys and Puff Daddy-produced track.
I also would love for Bruno to sing this hook on this song 88 Keys / Puff and I produced… I even asked Tyler to shoot the vid. — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 26, 2015
If Kanye collaborated on an album with artists he previously had problems with (Beck, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, 50 Cent, Bruno Mars, some police chief in Ohio, Louis Vuitton, etc.), it would be something special.