Newswire: Kanye West lectured at Oxford, and it was everything you might expect
In its approximately 919 years of existence, Oxford University, the oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of the crown jewels of the British educational system, has hosted everyone from the greatest geniuses in human history to an actor who made his career playing a power-mad boy-king within its walls. Its newest guest speaker was a little of both, as Kanye West took to the lectern to deliver a lesson in Yeezeology 101 yesterday.
The lecture began with Kanye instructing the crowd to keep absolutely silent, lest they disturb what someone in the hip-hop community might refer to as his “flow.” (It’s a technical term.) “I can literally hear a whisper, and it’ll throw off my stream of consciousness, and when I get my stream of consciousness going that’s when I give the best, illest quotes,” he said.
And he delivered, providing some of the best …