The Myth of the Mad Genius: Kanye West Says "Crazy Music" Comes from a "Crazy Person"

In an interview with David Letterman, West spoke out about being "drugged" and "handcuffed" in the psychiatric hospital. He called for better treatment of people experiencing a bipolar episode because fans of his "crazy music" should accept it comes from a "crazy person."

Kanye West on stage

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Kanye West believes that crazy art comes from crazy people.

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