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Kanye West

Simon Cowell of the Street

Gives Rapper Shot at Fame

5/5/2014 7:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Kanye West
 was verbally assaulted on the streets of NYC ... and he liked it ... giving a total stranger several minutes to show off his rapping skills on camera.

Kanye and Kim Kardashian were walking to their home in SoHo when a guy -- who's either really brave or really dumb -- ran up behind Kanye and boldly said, "I been working on my s***, trying to get better at it." 

This is where old Kanye shoots the guy down and crushes his dreams -- but the new KINDER Yeezy instead replied, "How's it sound now?""

And then ... the guy spits his rhyme for more than a minute straight! Kanye even waited for the guy to finish before walking into his building!!

Check out Kanye's reaction -- not sure the guy's going on tour with him anytime soon, but still ...

"The Grinch's small heart grew three sizes that day."  


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I'm curious, Simon of the streets, does this mean he'll be sending his child to the streets to be discovered or will he force his influence on the child before or after the divorce?

132 days ago


She" seems" exceedingly happy. Finally getting everything she has wanted. The K.s do know how to get everything they want. The color of her gown looks good with her coloring & dark hair. Both are rather peculiar people, but time will tell. They have every luxury & indulgence imaginable. Nothing for them to be unhappy about. Public opinion does not matter to such people.

132 days ago

joe the king of splag.    

you made him like this TMZ. You made that Grinch. Kanye always has seemed nicer than what you ****s give him credit for. But would ya'll be nice if you were in his shoes and some bull**** mongering site was following you night and day? probably not. God Bless Kanye. And I'm Kanye's harshest fan. **** ya'll tho, but at the same time maybe you all can change for the better, so here's to hoping right?

132 days ago


First time ever seeing Kanye West due something good for someone else, and first time ever seeing him smile, maybe he's coming around people.

131 days ago

rohan poddar    

to much flashing if u know what i mean

129 days ago


Kanye the type of ***** that let you spit bars at him just so he could use it on his next track and call it his own.

118 days ago
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