MORE trouble for Kanye! 40 year old rapper is accused of stealing an artist’s sketch and passing it off as ‘a Yeezy study’ just days after complaining that others were ripping off HIS ideasKanye West has been stirring up controversy with his rapid fire tweetsOn Monday, he shared a picture of a sketch mapping out how to design athleticwearHis wrote that ‘this is where a Yeezy study for base layer starts,’ implying the sketch was the work of someone at YeezyThe sketch was actually made for Nike by a former designer there namedTony SpackmanBy
In the midst of his controversial and puzzling tweets about Donald Trump, free thought, and loving one another, Kanye West slipped up in an unexpected way this week.
Uh oh: Diet Prada canada goose coats noted that the title featuring the name of the collection was edited canada goose outlet shop out of Kanye’s picture
Between jumbled tweets about avoiding repetition and being the ‘Disney or Apple of apparel,’ Kanye fired off a few words on Monday about the creative process behind Yeezy.
‘This is where a YEEZY study for base layer starts,’ he wrote after some fire emojis. ‘I’m so excited about our new design team. Yeezy is no longer a fashion company we canada goose factory outlet should be referred to as apparel or clothing or simply YEEZY.’
He attached a picture, seemingly taken using a buy canada goose jacket cheap phone aimed at a laptop computer screen.
In the image is a sketch of three partial legs titled ‘Athlete Comfort Studies.’ Arrows point to various parts of the canada goose outlet jackets legs, with informative comments about designing athleticwear like ‘quadriceps may require support.’
Though Kanye did not explicitly say that it was canada goose jacket outlet drawn by someone Canada Goose sale who works at Yeezy, he did say the team was using it, implicitly conveying the art belong to them.
Yikes: Despite his connection to Givenchy andTisci, it does not seen that Kanye asked permission for the image
However, according to Diet Prada, the sketch is actually byTony Spackman, a designer who used to work for Nike but has been canada goose outlet at Givenchy for several years.
The Instagram account managed to maintain what it says is the original sketch, which is identical except it also has a title in the left hand corner that reads ‘Living Apparel Fall ’05.’
In Kanye’s post, that title appears to have been cut out.
‘Photoshopping out the title of the sketch in the top left corner is pretty canada goose uk black friday much a dead giveaway,’ Diet Prada wrote, adding that canada goose uk outlet the original sketch eventually evolved into Nike React, a running collection.
According to HybeBeast, Spackman himself commented on the incident, quipping, ‘When Kanye rips your 10 year old Nike sketch and Canada Goose online https://www.bamschaatsteam.nl claims it.’ The original sketch can also be found on his website.
Though Kanye has connections to Givenchy he and his wife have frequently worn the brand, and Kanye is good friends with former creative director Riccardo Tisci it does not seem as if he asked permission to use the image.
Interestingly, Kanye had tweeted about the concept of intellectual property just a week and a half before.
On April 18, he wrote: ‘I find myself getting stuck in the idea of originality and letting my ego push me to say things like “this person stole this from me” and the funny thing is it’ll be canada goose outlet uk a reference I took from somewhere.’
He has not, however, responded to accusations that he stole the leg sketch and has perhaps been too busy dealing with the fallout of his recent TMZ interview.
Then on Tuesday, Kanye sparked further outrage when he appeared on canada goose outlet TMZ Live and shared the shocking opinion that slavery ‘sounds like [it was] a choice.’
‘You can live through an a whipping,’ he said, referring official canada goose outlet to a statement made byTha Dogg Pound rapper canada goose outlet online uk Daz Dillinger last week in which he said that he wanted members of theCrips to assault Kanye for referring to President Trump as his ‘brother.’
‘Probably the idea is to beat sense into me. But when you hear about slavery Canada Goose Outlet for 400 years. canada goose outlet new york city For 400 years? That sounds like a choice.’
‘You were there for 400 cheap canada goose years, and it is all of y’all? It is like we are mentally imprisoned. I like the word prison because slavery goes too direct canada goose outlet parka to the idea of blacks. It is like slavery, holocaust. Holocaust, is Jews, and slavery is blacks.
‘So prison is something that unites us as one race. Black and whites, one race. It is like we are one with the human canada goose outlet nyc race, we are human beings and stuff.’
‘Right now, we’re choosing to be enslaved,’ he added.
‘SLAVERY. A CHOICE??? My Brother, OUR ancestors did not choose to be stolen from mother Africa,’ Lee wrote. ‘OUR ancestors did not choose to be ripped of our religion, language, culture.
‘OUR ancestors did not choose to be murdered, lynched, castrated, raped, burnt at the stake, families uk canada goose sold apart. OUR ancestors built this country (on land stolen from the Native Americans) from the ground up under the institution of SLAVERY.’.