His music is "totally" inspired by baby North West, and as he told Seth Meyers on Late Night Tuesday, fatherhood has changed "everything and my approach to life."
Kim Kardashian's fiancé even wants to create "artistic, intellectual kid-friendly songs." But, don't think Yeezus has gone soft. "It's all in the way you're raised an have an appreciation for what you're looking at and why you're hearing it," he explained.
'Ye pointed out that "cursing was definitely necessary" on his Yeezus album, and we can't expect the adult themes in his music to go away. "Like, you know, if you sit down and talk to Quentin Tarantino, it's like, are you gonna make G-rated movies?" he asked. "It's Quentin Tarantino!"
Point taken. Kanye also expressed his frustration about breaking into the fashion industry and being limited because he's a "celebrity" saying, "I'm in the process of breaking down walls that people will understand 10 years from now, 20 years from now."
And Kanye's creative genius goes beyond making music, or as he puts it, "Everything in the world is exactly the same."
"You can look at comparable people," he said, "like who would you compare Daniel Day Lewis or Philip Seymour Hoffman to musically, or in fashion, directing, or architecturally?"
"Who were your favorite teachers when you were growing up? A teacher in eighth grade, that you knew this person really cared, and you knew this person cared about you as a student and gave everything they had and they were meant to do that, whereas other people you knew they were just getting a check or something," he said. "It's all the same."
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