97 Seconds with Kanye West: “I’m allowed to not be crazy because I can express..” (Video)

“I’m never at my worst, ’cause even at my lowest it’s a learning experience…” Kanye West tells Hot 97 in their 97 Seconds with… segment, exploring his creative process (“My art; it’s not as planned out as you think”) and the springboard music provides for him to live the artistic dream and express himself across platforms.

“I can take negatives and flip ’em to positives at all times; as long as you’re living life you gotta understand that death is a part of life, failure, embarrassment… and you embrace all that as a person.”

His critically acclaimed new album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is out now.