Check Out This Gold Statue Of Kanye West As Jesus Unveiled By British Artist

Published 2 years ago by: CLARA JANCITA
at 01:24 PM, 24/02/2017 (2 years ago)

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In 2004, Kanye West dropped the iconic College Dropout track, ‘Jesus Walks.’ Fast-forward nearly a decade later, and he rapped about his ‘Jesus Piece’ alongside The Game and Common, and then released his Yeezus album. And in 2017, it appears that ‘Ye’s religious rhymes have come to life as he’s been transformed into a golden Jesus sculpture. The newly unveiled piece, created by Los Angeles-based street artist Plastic Jesus, paints a blinged-out Kanye as Jesus during crucifixion, Yeezy shoes included.

While speaking with The Hollywood Reporter, Plastic Jesus offered some insight into the piece, which he’s appropriately dubbed ‘False Idol.’ The artist went on to offer commentary on both ‘Ye and his fans, calling out those quick to put the rapper on a pedestal and also tear him down.

He’s a genius at writing and producing but he’s not a God, and that’s where we put him,’ Plastic Jesus said. ‘Until there’s an issue in his life or a hiccup in his career, then we crucify him.’

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freethinker at 02:25 PM, 24/02/2017 (2 years ago)
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schmit at 03:19 PM, 24/02/2017 (2 years ago)
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If na Muhammed dem take do dis kind thing muslims for don vex
WhaleDog at 03:44 PM, 24/02/2017 (2 years ago)
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The Jesus walk ! Kanye is the new Christ

WhaleDog at 04:06 PM, 24/02/2017 (2 years ago)
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I will accept black Jesus over that white racist son of bitch called Jesus

Larry28 at 04:38 PM, 24/02/2017 (2 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
akinmanchy at 06:01 PM, 24/02/2017 (2 years ago)
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Make una just dey deceive una sef

AmazingMarie at 07:13 PM, 24/02/2017 (2 years ago)
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I don't get what kanye West is trying to do. we don't use the name of the Lord in vain


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