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Kanye West Says He Will Be New King of Pop, Replacing Michael Jackson

July 29, 2009 07:03:43 GMT

'There's nobody who can match me in sales and in respect so it only makes sense for me to take over Michael's crown and become the new King,' Kanye West says.


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Following Michael Jackson's sudden death on June 25, Kanye West claims he will become the next King of Pop, replacing the late singer. "You know everyone loves and respects Michael but times change. It's so sad to see Michael gone but it makes a path for a new King of Pop and I'm willing to take that on," so he told Scrape TV.

On what makes him deserve the title, Kanye said, "There's nobody who can match me in sales and in respect so it only makes sense for me to take over Michael's crown and become the new King." The rapper then added, "First there was Elvis [Presley], then there was Michael, now in the 21st century it's Kanye's time to rule. I have nothing but respect for Michael but someone needs to pick up where he left off and there's nobody better than me to do that. I am the new King of Pop."

Furthermore, Kanye reportedly has reached out to the Jackson family to obtain official permission to use the title but so far received no response from them. It is believed that the family is still mourning over Michael's death.

"King of Pop" was a honorific title popularized by Elizabeth Taylor when she presented Michael Jackson with Artist of the Decade prize around 1989. At that time, the British-American actress proclaimed Michael, who has sold million copies of records, as "the true king of pop, rock and soul."

* Update 07/30:
Scrape TV wrote at the bottom of its page, "All content herein should be considered rumor or truth based solely on your perspective". This interview itself hasn't been verified by Kanye West.

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posted by Super Thudner on Mar 29, 2011
OMG! thats rude!
posted by alyannalovesMJ on Mar 16, 2011
WTF AND WTH!I WILL KILL MYSELF IF HE(OR EVE SOMEONE)WILL REPLACE MJ AS THE KING OF POP!!KANYE WEST CAN BE THE KING OF POP ONLY IN HIS DREAMS!NO ONE AS IN N-0 0-N-E CAN REPLACE MJ.ALSO J.B. CANNOT REPLACE HIM. MICHAEL JOSEPH JACKSON WILL BE FOREVER IN HIS THRONE! YOU CAN'T BEAT HIM!
posted by comment on Mar 08, 2011
correction:elvis Presley was the king of rock not pop so u cant say, First there was Elvis [Presley], then there was Michael, now in the 21st century it's Kanye. p.s u just cant say oh Im better then every one that makes me king of pop, NO U HAVE TO EARN IT and, and just because Michael is dead it dosen make u kin of pop u ave done nothing to earn it.
posted by michaeljackson\'sbab on Feb 01, 2011
no1 will ever replace my baby xpessally u kanye omari west!!!
posted by Tay-Tay on Jan 19, 2011
Never gonna happen Michael is the first and last king of pop. and first of all Kanye cant dance he cant sing if u ask me people barley buy his cds this is all crap to me!! JUST FORGET ABOUT IT U WILL NEVER EVER BE KING OF POP DO U HEAR ME!!!
posted by sydpop10 on Oct 02, 2010
OK KANYE OK WHEN THAT HAPPENS CALL ME WHICH WOULD BE NEVER NOONE CAN REPLACE MICHAEL NNNOOOOOOONNNNNEEE
posted by MR FLASH on Aug 25, 2010
IM REDY FOR THE NEW KING OF POP and KANYE WEST IS RIGHT FOR IT ITS TIME TO LEAVE THE OLD AND GET WITH THE NEW R.I.P. MICHAEL JACKSON THE CLASIC KING OF POP BUT KANYE THE NEW KING OF POP
posted by haa on Jun 19, 2010
Kanye can never match MICHEAL JACKSON, The True KIng OF POP!!
posted by KANYESHIT on Jun 10, 2010
DAYDREAMING KANYE WEST DAYDREAMING
posted by Bull S*** on Jun 05, 2010
No way can he do it. i'm a metal head and i respect MJ, he's the ONLY popstar that was ever good.
posted by ... on Apr 25, 2010
fuk u, no one will replace him u bullshit
posted by Feras on Apr 22, 2010
Dear Kanye West, you can be the next king of pop,but really ,,, no one will be like michael jackson. king of pop is only title michael jackson is LOVE.
posted by secret on Apr 05, 2010
kanye likes fish sticks >:3
posted by Music4eva on Feb 27, 2010
hey Long live the legend Michale Jackson The True King Of Pop. sry Mr West Mabe when you have more than 5 yrs under your belt. Rip MJ True King Of Pop like Little Richard Is The True King Of Rock N Roll. No If's And's Or But's About it.
posted by mj lover on Feb 18, 2010
Kanye this is not over till thu fat lady sings so lay off! even if you wer the new king of pop witch you will nev er ever! be U CANT DANCE! YOU ARE SO STUPID TO THINK THAT YOU CAN BE THE NEW I am so mad right now I coud eat a dang horse! you make me so angry! I have to go kanye pest! but i'll be back. hate you bye bye pest!
posted by mj lover on Feb 16, 2010
kanye u r so to think that you are goin to be the new king of pop. everyone already hates you what you think your used to be fans are just going to crawl back to you. NO that is not how it going to go down. If MICHAEL was hear he would kick your butt. and another thing YOU CAN NEVER TAKE MICHAEL'S PLACE YOU HEAR ME! LIKE MICHAEL NEEDS THAT CRAP! I would like to say a few things about michael he is kind, genorous,loveing and strong. long live the king rest in peace michael jackson! I hate you kanye pest!
posted by Sangeeth on Feb 01, 2010
Hey kanye!u'll never..ever be King of pop.....it's "MJ - King of pop"...it seems funny to compare urself with michael...!i've 2 words for u "kanye sucks"......
posted by MJ4Eva on Jan 20, 2010
R U SERIOUS!!! Kanye! he is SUCKS after what he did to Taylor Swift at the VMA's now he wants to be king of pop?!?!?!? just 2 words YEAH RIGHT!!!!!!!!
posted by TaylorSWiftFAn1997 on Dec 10, 2009
Kayne act's like he's king of everything and he's not HE IS SUCH A BRAT
posted by winniethepooh on Nov 27, 2009
king of popcorn would be much mor fitting for you, kanye.
posted by michaeljacksonkingof on Nov 27, 2009
kanye west is such a loser..i'm not even bothering to type his name in capital letters.. michael jackson is the king of pop okay..nobody would replace him..just like nobody would replace elvis as king of rock and roll.. some things aren't meant to be changed. but don't worry..i've investigated..this is all just a stupid hoax.
posted by QM on Nov 25, 2009
The hell with you, West. You are a rude & arrogant person. People don't like you. SO SHUT UP and learn some manners. Your stupid outburst at Taylor Swift's VMA was hideous. MJ will always be the King of Pop - you are not even close to becoming a legend :P
posted by mikaela on Nov 16, 2009
kanye your fully sick aye(sarcasim) MICHAEL JACKSON, wil ALWAYS and FOREVER be the "KING OF POP" no one is going to replace that espcially you so dont even think for one second you will, ILOVE YOU MICHAEL JAKSON YOULL ALLWAYS BE MY KING! MY HERO! X
posted by MJ IS THE KING on Nov 12, 2009
LMFAO!was Kanye Drunk when he was saying this shit?! The day Kanye west Becomes a king thats the Day i shoot myself! i NEVER even knew who he was until he Got onstage & took Taylor Swifts Spotlight! MJ has BILLIONS of MORE accomplishments & BILLIONS of More fans from All over the WORLD in Over 60 Countries! MJ was The FIRST Black artist to have WHITE Girls taking their Undies off for MJ in Germany! MJ is The King OF POPULATION,MUSIC,DANCE & HUMANITARIAN<3 MJ inspired & influenced Singers,Dancers,Choregraphers Even Actors, Models & Athletes! who did Kanye Inspire? LMFAO! MJ is GLOBAL NOT LOCAL! even in Africa they Treated MJ like a TRUE KING when he arrived doing a Special dance for MJ! & Putting a CROWN on his HEAD! MJ was also VERY Humble & DID NOT have an EGO! he RESPECTED everyone Especially Ladies UNLIKE Kanye! MJ NEVER fought for his AWARDS he EARNED them! unlik kanye! MJ is also in The Guiness Book of world records for so many diff. reasons! MJ is the ONLY artist to win 8 grammys in 1 Night for 1 album! MJ was the FIRST BLACK artist to have a Music Video (short film) on MTV! & after 27 years MJ STILL HAS THE HIGHEST,BIGGEST SELLING ALBUM OF ALL TIME! MORE than Half of the stars we have today is cause of MJ! like Whitney houston,Mariah Carey,Britney spears,Beyonce,Neyo,Chris Brown,Usher,Boys 2 men & so on & MJ will continue to inspire GENERATIONS to come! i bet Kanye hasnt EVEN Inspired 1 person! LMFAO! kanye=king of shit!
posted by michaeljacksonfan on Oct 28, 2009
what the hell kanye west will never be the king of pop he needs to make so many dance moves , make new trends, make more #1 albums, #1 singles, and even though the real King Of Pop has died Kanye still will never catch up so keep dreaming
posted by hate kanye west on Oct 28, 2009
wat are you saying evryone would hate you if you become the king of pop Micheal Joseph Jackson will always be king of pop not you try hardere your not going to be king of pop he deserves to still be king of pop even if he is dead anddddd you are if he was alive you would be scared to telll him that you are the new king of pop cause he would throw you down in a dump, and everyone whose dead still remembers michal
posted by EVEN iF THE SKY iS F on Oct 24, 2009
Kanye West Will NEVER Be The King Of Pop !! There Are Better Artist Out There !
posted by vanderhoof22 on Oct 16, 2009
wtf!! mj was named king of pop BY THE FANS!!! elvis was named the king of rock and roll by the fans. if by some freak chance this miserable exuse of a vaginal slug (kanye) gets the title, the 4 fans he has will do it for him! you cant crown urself! kanye is a cocky little bastard who deserves on less than castration and a stoning. btw, if some ever does take the crown, kanye shouldnt even be in the running. i think it should be someone like JT. i hate that music but he is closer to the king of pop than that douche kanye! kanye.... go fuck yourself
posted by imagoodrebel on Oct 07, 2009
I hate Kanye West for saying he`s the next King of Pop. No one can sing nor dance like MJ. No one even comes close. Michael Jackson is the best:)
posted by weirdmuch??? on Oct 06, 2009
i sirously think that kayne west should stop with its all aobut me stuff.did u here before he went to perform on the VMAS he went to the party i guess it was and he saw some body eatin a piece of fried chicken and then he got mad and yelled and start cussing at the waitress adn then when they gave him a piece of chicken he ate 1 bite of it then threw in the trash can and left.....
posted by FUCK KANYE MJ IS THE on Oct 02, 2009
i hate kanye west. he SUCKS.
posted by random person on Sep 29, 2009
This is to Vito and all other haters.First doesn't ANYONE deserve to die unless you did something so low down and dirty. Mj didn't do anything, he loved children too much to do something like that. He paid that money to them so he could end the trail early, to also prove he was innocent. The trail couldve gone on for 7 years so he wanted to end it. He also already gotten punished for all the lies about him. If I was put in it, I wouldve stayed out of the public's eye for a while. You can loose all the respect for him, it wouldve never mattered because he still has all the love of his fans. So whatever you say it doesn't mater. He have better things to do than touch and have sex with little boys. Love you mj forever and ever xoxo!
posted by MJ on Sep 18, 2009
Who is Kanye
posted by BLACKWING on Sep 15, 2009
are you kiddin me..it's a disgrace to music to see kanye west and elvis in the same sentence
posted by dbs on Sep 15, 2009
This guy has no talent and is pathetic. Any recording,it is the other artits that make the record. Ever hear him doing a solo? He has an aful voice.
posted by MELANY HICKS on Sep 15, 2009
KANYE IS A FUCKIN JOKE!!
posted by nunya on Sep 15, 2009
S T F U
posted by Her on Sep 15, 2009
You are a god damn shit fucking loser.How could you cut the moment of Taylor Swift on the mtv music awards? FYI she is much better than you. You are the nastiest person i have ever seen!
posted by IMHERENOW!!! on Sep 15, 2009
Hahahahhahaha!! too FRIGGGGGN HILARIOUS!!!! WE ALL HAVE COUNTLESS EVIDENCE PROVING THAT KANYE WEST WILL NEVER EVER BE ON THE LEVEL OF MICHAEL JACKSON!!! THATS QUITE APPARENT!!! BUT WE KNOW THAT KANYE IS A RUTHLESS SELFISH,EGO-DRIVEN, RUDE,OBNOXIOUS,SELF-ABSORBED, OFFENSIVE AND DOWNRIGHT DISGRACE TO OUR GENERATION GIVEN HIS RECENT AND PAST BEHAVIOR!!! BUT ON THE OTHERHAND....... i can totally see why he would declare himself king of pop!!...BECAUSE NO ONE ELSE WILL!!! MICHAEL JACKSON EARNED EVERY BIT OF THAT TITLE FROM THE FANS THEMSELVES... THE MINUTE HOOK STOLE THE STAGE AT FRIGGN 8 YEARS OLD!!!! WITH HEART SOUL COMPASSION AND MORE LOVE THEN EVER!!! EVERYTHING KANYE LACKS AND WISHES TO IMMULATE!! IF ONLY...KEEP DREAMIN KANYE...BECAUSE GOOGLE,YAHOO,RADIO,TV AND EVEN GUINESS HAVE PROVED WHY HE IS TRULY THE GREATEST ENTERTAINER OF OUR TIME!! SO BOW DOWN;-P WATCH TAKE NOTES AND ABSORB OUR ONE AND ONLY TRUE LEGEND AND KING OF THE RING MJ!!! KANYE KEEP DREAMIN!! P.S MICHAEL WAS ALWAYS AHEAD OF THE GAME AND YOUR JUST NOW CATCHIN UP SWEETHEART!! LMFAO
posted by IMHERENOW!!! on Sep 15, 2009
hahahahhahaha!! too FRIGGGGGN HILARIOUS!!!! WE ALL HAVE COUNTLESS EVIDENCE PROVING THAT KANYE WEST WILL NEVER EVER BE ON THE LEVEL OF MICHAEL JACKSON!!! THATS QUITE APPARENT!!! BUT WE KNOW THAT KANYE IS A RUTHLESS SELFISH,EGO-DRIVEN, RUDE,OBNOXIOUS,SELF-ABSORBED, OFFENSIVE AND DOWNRIGHT DISGRACE TO OUR GENERATION GIVEN HIS RECENT AND PAST BEHAVIOR!!! BUT ON THE OTHERHAND....... i can totally see why he would declare himself king of pop!!...BECAUSE NO ONE ELSE WILL!!! MICHAEL JACKSON EARNED EVERY BIT OF THAT TITLE FROM THE FANS THEMSELVES... THE MINUTE HOOK STOLE THE STAGE AT FRIGGN 8 YEARS OLD!!!! WITH HEART SOUL COMPASSION AND MORE LOVE THEN EVER!!! EVERYTHING KANYE LACKS AND WISHES TO IMMULATE!! IF ONLY...KEEP DREAMIN KANYE...BECAUSE GOOGLE,YAHOO,RADIO,TV AND EVEN GUINESS HAVE PROVED WHY HE IS TRULY THE GREATEST ENTERTAINER OF OUR TIME!! SO BOW DOWN;-P WATCH TAKE NOTES AND ABSORB OUR ONE AND ONLY TRUE LEGEND AND KING OF THE RING MJ!!! KANYE KEEP DREAMIN!! P.S MICHAEL WAS ALWAYS AHEAD OF THE GAME AND YOUR JUST NOW CATCHIN UP SWEETHEART!! LMFAO
posted by jenny on Sep 14, 2009
ARE YOU KIDDING ME? this little arrogant piece or sh*t. has NOTHING on Michael. Michael is the BEST & one of kind & kanye will never even come close to him. he really needs to get over himself wont be buying any more records from him...... a*hole anyone who disrepects MJ like that doesnt deserve it if it wasnt for michael, kanye wouldnt even be where he is today ungraitful sh*t.
posted by Lochgelly on Sep 14, 2009
Kanya has totally "jumped the shark." The new King of Pop! Ha Ha! That's a real knee slapper. Crackin' me up...Oh GAWD! Please stop!!!!
posted by slpgirl97 on Sep 14, 2009
oh hell no he will never even be as good as mj was i mean come on how would a horrible singer like kanye west even consider trying to become the king of pop and he would not even be able to dance or give ppl such a good show like mj did kanye would have to go through hell and back to be considered the new king of pop i mean no one ever tried to take the title king of rock from elvis so why does kanye think he can just take the title king of pop from mj just because he is dead and i would like to see him try i know that mj would never aprove kanye, king of pop well lets just say he is more like the king of poop!!! so just try kanye u will never amount to anything mj could do for one his music video thriller u wont even be able to match that or come close for that matter !!! quit now its not even worth trying!!!!
posted by fuk u cuntway west on Sep 13, 2009
get sum fuking class u piece of shit cocksuker getting up at the mtv awards while taylor swift was getting her award ur an egotistical self absorbed cant sing a note and allur good for is saying something contrvesial to get publisity because your albums sure cant, so suk my white dik asshole
posted by Laura on Sep 07, 2009
Well yes kanye has a lot of marketable things but he dosnt have talent like mj. To announce that he will. Be the new king of pop is cocky and and stupid. He is has to make a change in the world like mj Elvis princess Diana John Lennon and other great stars. So kanye good luck in trying to change the world. But sorry you lost my vote.
posted by Abbey on Sep 06, 2009
Is this a joke? First of all, he DOESN'T EVEN SING POP MUSIC. Kanye is a rapper, thus making him a hip-hop artist. Dang, he is dumber than I thought. He doesn't even know what genre of music he's in! And second: ever notice that the musical greats never "crown" themselves? That's because their talent speaks for itself, and they don't need to publicly declare they are the king of anything. Because nobody can touch Michael Jackson--he was an incredible singer, dancer, lyricist, humanitarian, humble human being, philanthropist, fashion icon, actor, entertainer...and the list goes on. Honestly, nobody is ever going to top Michael because he had 2 personas: a shy, humble side and the powerful, confident performer on stage. Nobody else shares this same contradicting yet interesting mix of traits. Byebye Kanye, you just lost a fan and I'm sure I'm not the only one who is truly offended by his stupid words.
posted by Hadji on Sep 05, 2009
Kanye West shuld be the nxt king of fake-ass singers. Kanye is the worst pop singer he dosnt hav nothing on people like Usher or JT. if we seriously want a new King Of Pop it could only be Justin Timberlake or Usher. They hav great dancing styles whilst Kanye cant dance for shit. Usher and JT hav influenced the music world more than Kanye ever will. Ohh and wat a pathetic loser going to Michael's parents and asking them, that is just sad. Kanye ur livin in a fantasy world so wake up to reality you fake-ass singer......
posted by diegogio on Sep 02, 2009
in your drams loser he is no where close to it he cant dance or sing my family likes mj way more than that retared mj might be a ghost but he will al- ways be the king of pop and better than kanye west and in our hearts
posted by ashley.spaulding on Aug 29, 2009
He also cant dance NO WERE near as GOOD as Michael Jackson did. Kayne west SUCKS, he could never dream of being that good and talented. I love you the one and only King Of Pop Michael Jackson may the beat live on forever, R.I.P
posted by ashley.spaulding on Aug 29, 2009
He is NO WERE near as talented good looking as Mchael Jackson was. He will NEVER EVER be that good. He needs to get that outta his big as cocky head to.
posted by Theresa on Aug 15, 2009
Oh hell nawh.He betta not be usin KING OF POP.HELL NAWH.Then he qone qet his butt kicked.i aint even playin.He sucks.mayne whatver.he betta not.I know so many outher artist wayyyyyyyyyyyy bettterrrrrrr then him,who can actully sinq and dance.Like really sing not sing threw tht crappy machine.mayne nawh.tht aint happinin.NO ONE IS EVEN CLOSE TO MICHAEL!
posted by theresa on Aug 15, 2009
PHAHA!is he serious!?that will never happen.he will NEVERRRR be the king of pop.There will NEVER be anouther king of pop.and hes not even good.So kanye need to shut up.I mean come on.really.his "fans" probably think he cant even be it.NOOOppppee!not happin.He makes me mad.hes such a stuck up jerk and you could show the world what i say.I aint REST IN PEACE THE KING. Our anqel.Michael.<33
posted by musicalsara on Aug 15, 2009
YEAH RIGHT...IN HIS DREAMS WAIT HE CANT EVEN BE THE KING OF POP IN HIS DREAMS...THATS HOW BAD HE IS!! He doent even sing or dance close and he doesnt sing pop! Wow i do not like kanye at all!!R.I.P TO THE ONLY KING OF POP:MICHAEL JACKSON!!!
posted by musicalsara on Aug 13, 2009
Hey "vito" i know you aint talkin about the king of pop!!You are a jerk for sayin he is a molester he is not! i know he paid the boy but the boy also admitted to lying!!!! dont ever say that because i will be very mad and you dont want to see that!!! you need to get your facts straight,ok!!I hate you and i hate all the other haters!!Why dont you go somewhere and get a life,seriously you is talkin about the king!!ANYWAYS kanye is soo dumb for sayin that he knows nobody gonna replace the king of pop..kanye dont know how to sing(just raps terribly),dance,or perform as well as the king!!he dosent even sing pop!michael jackson r.i.p. WELL MISS YOU!!!
posted by jr on Aug 12, 2009
hello ppl mj is the only king of pop! so to whoever thinks that thinks mr.jackass can beat mj say hello to my bootie
posted by krissy on Aug 12, 2009
hey you mother fuckers out there out there who think kanye is right for king of pop there is no fucking way you jackasses yeah thats right i went there.
posted by olive on Aug 11, 2009
you mother fukers who don't know what they are talking about. Kanya west can kiss my butt and go 2 hell 4 all i care. mj is the ONLYYYYYYYYYYYY king of pop and Kanya can go roll around in his bed 4 all i care and 4 u Kanya west fans you will go down the toilet with him and his career r. love u mj. ttyl
posted by Banani on Aug 10, 2009
O.o Kayne never said that; this was a hoax report from the people that created "the onion" a fake news site... Some people should learn to confirm sources
posted by vito on Aug 09, 2009
To cindy who said he has to pass CB, what has he ever done to establish him self other than a few decent tracks, he's more well known for beating rihanna than his music....ppl forgive to easy, yeah mike wus great in the 80s and early 90s....but I lost all the respect I had for him wen he started touchin little boys...there shouldn't b a new king of pop, that wus mike, elvis was rock, jigga is rap, if kanye was well on his way to king of hh til he decided to self proclaim it
posted by ChRiS on Aug 07, 2009
i cant believe it...how he dare to do that there will be only one king of pop
posted by ChRiS on Aug 07, 2009
WHAT???????the king of pop?ok first he must make all this things that made mike and then ...maybe he will be THE KING OF POOP!!!
posted by musicalsara on Aug 07, 2009
kanye will never be michael jacskon and by the way mj is better than elvis or anyone!! He made the first monwalk,best dancer,best singer,best songs,best videos,unbroken record of the most sales of thriller,first black artist to have a video played on mtv, first artist to have 2 stars at hollywood(one for being in a group and one for being a solo artist),he has the most awards(grammys),most songs(i think)and first,most,best, EVERYTHING!!!!!!!!! Kanye hasnt done ANYTHING historic!!! YOU CANT BEAT MICHAEL JACKSON!!! R.I.P. MICHAEL JACKSON:THE ONLY KING OF POP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
posted by Selena on Aug 07, 2009
This is ashame... He should not be the king of pop!!! He can be everyone elses, But Michael Jackson & Elvis will always be mine.... and plus do you see people Fainting over Kanye, Justin, or anyone who claims to be the new king of pop..Umm NOO!!! I Love you MIchael and Elvis!!! Nobody could ever replace you over me.
posted by jonson32d on Aug 07, 2009
kanye west is a loser and a joke. he is a tiny insignificant piece of dust compared to Michael Jackson. No one will ever be the King of Pop except Michael Jackson, but if anyone does, it sure as hell wont be that joke kanye fukking west. what a douche bag. ok my rant is over. Rest in oeace MJ!
posted by Okami24 on Aug 06, 2009
I thought Kanye was working on his ego. He's a joke. A big-fat hilarious toilet humor joke.
posted by CommonSense on Aug 06, 2009
Are you kidding me? ppl, this never happened. This is a hoax so this lame site can get more hits. Which all the idiots are giving it. THIS ISNT TRUE. You think bcuz theres quotes and stuff that its true? "Its easy as hell to do this"...WAKE THE HECK UP PPL!!!!!!!
posted by belle16888 on Aug 05, 2009
kanye west doesn't know what he is doing micheal jackson will be the one and only king of pop
posted by tpmancino on Aug 05, 2009
kayne west stinks he cant dance or sing even though michael jackson is not alive anymore he is the one and only kin of pop
posted by dianne on Aug 04, 2009
kante west who is he does he even think he can come anywhere to the king of pop i don,t think so.
posted by dianne on Aug 04, 2009
ha.ha.ha. someone is having a laught. we are talking the king of pop it will never never happen theres only one king of pop god rest his soul
posted by d warburton on Aug 04, 2009
ha.ha ,ha idiot it will never happen we r talking the king of pop here.wake up smell the roses.
posted by ???shady guy???? on Aug 04, 2009
Kanye is cool & all.i love that guy,hes awesome but come on,seriously?there only 1 king.no replacement.will there be another beatles?no.will there be another elvis?no.same for michael.there will not ever be another king of pop,period.
posted by musicalsara on Aug 04, 2009
hi me again........ just have to say were talkin about the king of pop:michael jackson who did the amazing songs, moonwalk,dances,best video(thriller)and best selling albums!!!!kanye doesnt even break one record!!!! NEVER will replace him!!R.I.P TO THE TRUE KING OF POP:MICHAEL JACKSON
posted by musicalsara on Aug 03, 2009
it me for the fourth time! i love micheal so much!!he should deserve respect but kanye west is not showin RESPECT!!! i thought they were good friends-NOT!!! michael would be so MAD now if he found out his friend is TRYING to replace him-it makes me so sick!!!!!! r.i.p. MJ
posted by Mj lover ♥ on Aug 03, 2009
IN URR FUKIN DREAMS. NO ONE CAN BE COMPARED TO MJ. HE'S ON ANOTHER LEVEL! HE'S DIFERENT TO ANY 1. HE'S UNIQUE. WHAT A JERK..
posted by liZzIe on Aug 03, 2009
rEaLly tHiNl kAnyE WeSt cOuld Be neXt KiNg Of pOp!! HeLl No!!! HIs sOngS r StUpId! HE doesn't eVen sIng PoP!!! MiChAel JaCkSoN wiLl aLwayS bE THE KING OF POP!! ALWAYS REST IN PEACE. TrUly kiNg oF pOp!
posted by musicalsara on Aug 02, 2009
this my third comment since im mad!!!!! I just have to say that KANYE WEST thinks hes the best at eveything but reality-NOT. WHY would he say that!!! IONE MORE THING HA HA HA NEVER GONNA HAPPEN!! AND ANOTHER THING-HA!!!! by the way rest in peace to the true king of pop- MICHAEL JACKSON!!!
posted by musicalsara on Aug 02, 2009
I just sent a comment and i have another thing to say! Kanye is not popular my family dosnt know him and if they hear his NASTY songs they will not like it but they ALL know MICHAEL JACKSON and will approve of him!!!! THAT NASTY KANYE WEST IS NOT TAKIN MJ PLACE!!! he needs to LOOK AT REALITY!! he needs to deal with the fact that hell never be mj!!! I HATE HIM SO MUCH NOW!! I think his record sales will go DOWN NOW for that BAD comment!!!! REST IN PEACE MICHAEL JACKSON!!! NO 1 WILL REPLACE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!
posted by musicalsara on Aug 02, 2009
OH MY GOSH!!! Are you KIDDIN me! He will NEVER become the king of pop! he should not be thinkin about that when michael just recently died! I HATE HIM NOW! just because his records have high sells DONT MEAN ANYTHINGGGGG!! All he does is rap not pop and many people consider him not for children but mj is for everyone-cause mj doesnt do nasty things or nast songs/videos! I hope mj family wont let him take the his spot! IN HIS DREAMSSSSSSS!!!! lETS LOOK AT REALITY,kanye!!! PLEASEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
posted by Dya on Aug 01, 2009
F**k you Kanye!!! You will never be the king of pop, you a bastard and a retard man if you think so.Go and shoot yourself, idiot.
posted by why? on Jul 31, 2009
People reading this crap are fucking stupid. People going on blogs and talking shit are stupid. I FUCKING BET ALL YOU DULLARDS TALKING CRAP WHO BELIEVE THIS ARE NAIVE IDIOTS WHO WILL BE PROVEN WRONG. KANYE IS NOT STUPID AND WOULDN'T SAY THIS. I'M A BIG FAN AND SERIOUSLY DOUBT HE SAYS THIS WITH ALL THE RESPECT THIS DUDE HAS FOR MICHAEL. EXPECT A BLOG POST ON HIS SITE SAYING THAT HE DIDN'T SAY THIS. LOOK AT THE DAMN SOURCE AND DO YOUR HOMEWORK STUPID BLOGS BEFORE YOU POST SOMETHING LIKE THIS. THAT SOURCE IS A WEBSITE FULL OF B.S FAKE DUMB NEWS.
posted by Is this thurt Kanye? on Jul 31, 2009
Kanye Is this true? Because if it is, I can not believe it. I am a big fan of yours, but I am disappointed, I hope it is not true, beacuse I love Michael Jackson, and I think a lack of respect, so come on as if nothing, to appoint oneself as the King of Pop I hope this is not true, so all is calm and everything back to reality. Peace <3
posted by lol on Jul 31, 2009
You can come here and name you as King of Pop, you are so... oh my god i hate you i hate so much. We decided that not you and you stupid ego. FUCK YOU KANYE :) LOL
posted by SELFISH on Jul 31, 2009
This just crap You never will be the King of Pop. Ok Elvis was and is the king of pop of the 70's but Michael is incomparable, and you never will be in his level. I <3 Michael Jackson THE KING OF POP FOR EVER
posted by HELS NOOO on Jul 31, 2009
F*** to your stupid ego :L Dreams ok? I'm just 13 years and sorry if sound ugly, but Now I don't like you, you are very selfish. why not continue with your career, and both stop chatter think that you will never be. FOR EVER AND EVER MICHAEL JACKSON THE KING OF POP <3
posted by King on Jul 31, 2009
I think the Free Credit Report band has a better chance of being the kings of pop, than that no talent ass clown!
posted by onyourmom on Jul 31, 2009
I don't know does he like fish sticks? I think he loves them! Yes, the King of Gay Fish!!
posted by JJ8424 on Jul 31, 2009
Yeah, Its sad to think that someone so lame such as Kanye West could ever think he could fill the shoes of Michael Jackson. Kanye is nothing compared to MJ and never ever will be.
posted by ioana on Jul 31, 2009
LOL!!
posted by ioana on Jul 31, 2009
LOL!!
posted by Truth281 on Jul 31, 2009
Even if kanye did or did not say this he still does not fit to be the king of pop no matter how many sales he gets. The crown is broken and can no longer be replaced. There is too many great pop artist who can sing and dance to be chosen as king of pop it would be a hard decision to make and once the decision is made there will be millions who disagree. Back then it was easy to say michael was the king because the truth is there wasnt that many great pop artist. Michael had everything from dance moves to singing.He was the best he was pop.
posted by kenny on Jul 31, 2009
king of gay fish
posted by me on Jul 31, 2009
if any one can make sales like mj then they can have the crown but nun has so far so its a NO for kayn this time and for you mr big head kayn you just cant do it like MJ so keep stuom for now lol.
posted by gggg on Jul 31, 2009
king of poop, you can be!!
posted by Susan on Jul 31, 2009
The fact that this so-called story arose from some unfunny, humorous Onion-wannabe website really should have said it all.
posted by anglwngs_01 on Jul 31, 2009
Michael Jackson is and always will be the king of pop. Elvis was the king of rock and roll and there has been no other ever since. There will never be another KING OF POP. I LOVE YOU MJ; MAY YOU REST IN PEACE!
posted by CYD on Jul 31, 2009
Ma whole family knows who micheal Jackson is. bt im de only one who knows who Kanye is. dats how unpopular he is. n he aint sold anythin. wich charities has he helped? how many number ones? crappy artist. MICHEAL IS THE BEST AND WILL ALWAYS BE DE BEST IN POP.even Rap kanye has competition so why is he chatin ABOUT KOP. is he confused he aint pop genre hes Rap and shoud come up wid king of Rap and fight for de title wit JayZ and Nelly and de rest. now dat he cud ve a chnace. n we woud c how it woud end wid 50cent lol. MJ is KING OF POP N CNT BE replaced. cos no one in pop wil sel like him. he wos unique and talented. Kayne aint talnted. pathetic kanye hes lost respect from me. being EGO wil get him no where
posted by estle on Jul 31, 2009
HAHA no kayne wil never be de king of pop. hes RAP.howver KING of RAP n fight for de title wid Jay and the rest. Kanye cnt dance n hes not special like micheal who was uniqu and had a trademark de moonwalk and dance steps. and im sur other celebrities ve sold more dan kanye. so hes chatin crap. EMBARRASING himself. v no respect for him anymore. how pathetic n unrealistic.hes RAP not Pop. HE SHUD GET DAT IN HIS HEAD.
posted by hendrixgal on Jul 31, 2009
one word: impossible.
posted by michael on Jul 31, 2009
never in your life kanye we love you but never.are you crazy.
posted by jtjduv on Jul 31, 2009
I WAS JUST LISTENING TO WENDY WILLIAMS AND HEARD SOME QUOTE ABOUT ME SAYING I'M THE NEW KING OF POP. NOT ONLY DID I NOT SAY THAT, I HAVEN'T SAID ANYTHING. IT MAKES ME FEEL BAD THAT OBVIOUSLY I MADE PEOPLE FEEL THAT I WOULD BE CORNY ENOUGH TO SAY SOMETHING SO WHACK AFTER THE PASSING OF AN IDOL, A LEGEND AND MORE THAN THAT A HUMAN BEING WITH FEELINGS AND FAMILY. IT SCARES ME TO THINK WHAT PEOPLE WILL BELIEVE WITHOUT EVEN A SOURCE. ANY RANDOM PERSON CAN TYPE SOMETHING ON THE INTERNET AND THEN THE WORLD BELIEVES IT. I DON'T TALK TO PRESS OR DO TV OR DO PROMOTIONS OF ANY SORT. I'VE STOPPED CHASING AND BUYING INTO FAME. FAME IS LIKE CIGARETTES WITH NO SURGEON GENERAL WARNING. IT DESTROYS MOST PEOPLE AS IT DID TO THE TRUE AND ONLY KING OF POP. WE EXPLOIT OURSELVES AND EAT OUR OWN EGOS 'TILL THERE IS NOTHING LEFT. I HAVE A FEELING THAT THIS WON'T BE THE LAST FALSE STATEMENT WITH MY NAME ON IT, BUT THIS WILL BE THE LAST TIME I DEFEND MYSELF. I'M DONE. from his blog edit: i know youll all read his blog but i wanted to see what people thought etc...
posted by Arghh on Jul 31, 2009
The story is a hoax, Kanye never said that stuff!!! It's killing me that people are blogging about this, ranting when the article is from a site that also has articles titled "Study Finds Silver Bullets Largely Ineffective Against Werewolves". C'mon now, I know many of you wouldn't put it past him, but would he really stoop that low? Goodness.
posted by wsf on Jul 31, 2009
Fuck you man. King of bullshit. Selfish motherfucker.
posted by Forever Michael on Jul 31, 2009
in your dreams =) STUPID
posted by Forever Michael on Jul 31, 2009
IN YOUR DREAMS =) STUPID
posted by wynterrrr on Jul 30, 2009
hes been around for like 4 years, compared to michael's four decades pshh poshhh chritle longer, chris, kanaye, and all them people have to be around alittle longer,like 4 decades and think of a new title. king of pop is michael. no one will take his place.end of story
posted by cvito on Jul 30, 2009
does that mean he will be touchin lil boys as well?
posted by candypink on Jul 30, 2009
Whateva, his genre isn't even pop, kanye just wanted attention because someone who rightfully deserved attention was getting it, noone wants to hear about kanye west and his big head...
posted by LOL on Jul 30, 2009
it's the fish sticks joke all over again
posted by Morganathered on Jul 30, 2009
No one will ever replace Michael Jackson. Only his "love child" son who resembles him, can "fit his shoes" but not be Michael!
posted by jen on Jul 30, 2009
moron
posted by i hate kanye west on Jul 30, 2009
kanye is such an ass for this no wonder he wasn't invited to the memorial
posted by HUUUH on Jul 30, 2009
ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME?!?! Kanye West is fucking joke...He isn't even 1/100 then entertainer that MJ was....how dare he imply he is the new KING OF POP?!!? More like like "The DORK of pop!
posted by kermit on Jul 30, 2009
Don't know about the King of Pop, but I know the brother who Michael thought was the King of Rock....Jean Beauvoir, lead singer of Crown of Thorns, just google him. This is a true inspirational rock star who worked with Kiss, Bon Jovi, Ramones, Springsteen and the list goes on. Prince, Michael, Lionel and Lenny all love this guy and its a shame no one in the US knows about him!
posted by janice on Jul 30, 2009
Cracker white supreme I think you are right.
posted by ? on Jul 30, 2009
Never with that attitude - no u will not be.
posted by abc on Jul 30, 2009
U're so crazy
posted by halen on Jul 30, 2009
Proof, yet again, of why Kanye West is a douchebag.
posted by pkchan on Jul 30, 2009
why do u think you can??? Don't stupid, MICHAEL JACKSON IS THE KING OF POP AND HE'S LEGEND .When you declared that you had failed, Please stop , I don't think I will like u the way I love Michael Jackson...!! don't dreaming..!!
posted by fuck kanye west on Jul 30, 2009
that would never happen no one like him always n 4ever micheal & elvis...fuck kanye
posted by Gangstaz on Jul 30, 2009
Ha Ha Ha, A rapper --> A King Of Pop. He's mad. I never like his music.
posted by KanyeIsTheNewKing on Jul 30, 2009
MJ is dead, finally no little boys will ever have to suffer from being molested by the "King of Pedophiles"...Kanye's the real king of pop...He will crossover into every genre, so why don't you all let go of michael and let him R.I.P (Rest In Pedophile-Heaven).
posted by Ida on Jul 30, 2009
HAHAHAHAHA THIS IS SO FUNNY BEACUSE IT'S CRAP! YOU FU****G TABLOID IDIOTS ARE JUST MAKEING THIS UP, I MEAN, ALL I DID WHEN I READ THIS WA LAUGH. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA IT'S HILARIOUS, GET A LIFE STUPID A** HOLES
posted by MJ4EVA 4eva eva.. 4 on Jul 30, 2009
lol wow im a kanye fan, but an even bigger Michael fan... kanye says no one is catching him in sales? yet i dont think hes gotten any close to michaels "thriller" sales? hmmm think about it "ye" you aint do shit for anyone around the world... you may have a fan base but you aint nothing compared to "THE KING OF POP" you aint pop, your aint even rap no more... you and auto-tune bitch, and your "big brotha" has a new jam you should listen to "D.O.A." "death of auto-tune" stop singing and get back to some killah shit(college dropout)
posted by Pearl Nguyen on Jul 30, 2009
Kayne's music is not Pop let alone he can be THE KING OF POP??!? I don't know the new is fake or not but Kayne can't never be like MICHAEL JACKSON legend. A KING IS SOMEONE who NOT ONLY have done good in his career BUT ALSO cared for the community and others' lives by a great devotion in his life. I'm not contemporary with Michael Jackson. Michael is 1 year older than my Dad. But I'm sure his incredible music, his amazing dance steps, his angelical voice and his tireless devotion for the world can live forever and absolutely be deserved to be THE KING OF POP. I think Kayne West should stick on making his music better and trying to behave the right way.
posted by Hana Richards on Jul 29, 2009
Thats abit stupid,MJ has been known as a famous singer when he was a little boy till death,Kanye isn't that known for compared to MJ.
posted by RENATA on Jul 29, 2009
Stupid West, makes me LAUGH!
posted by Jahanzeb on Jul 29, 2009
it will take Kanye hundreds of years to reach the status of KOP. in fact he can never reach there. there was only one MJ, one KOP, there will never be another KOP ever.
posted by riverbird on Jul 29, 2009
king of getting told go fuck yourself
posted by green eyed monstress on Jul 29, 2009
Like they told that tired old tuna fish in the commercials....... SORRY CHARLIE! You would have to have universal appeal to even come CLOSE to earning that status MJ had in his lifetime. You don't have IT. Please invest in a reality check at your next sound check.
posted by i love michael jacks on Jul 29, 2009
Wow it just shows how cocky Kane is. He also thinks he's god. But I don't see him hanging on a crucifix. Plus Kane does rap. What a dumbass. Michael has more talent in his finger nail then Kane has in his whole body
posted by HUH?! on Jul 29, 2009
Maybe he means the King of SODA Pop...or a Pop Tart.
posted by areuserious on Jul 29, 2009
I am, no, WAS a kanye fan until he said this! There is no way in the world Kanye could be or will ever be a king of anything. Oh wait maybe King of Amber Rose but thats it! Kanye u just lost a fan. Ur cds will be trashed...maybe tossed out my car window so someone can run over them! GET REAL U ARE WAY TO COCKY! VERY SELFISH ASWELL. THE FAMILY IS STILL TRYING TO COPE WITH MJ'S LOST AND U HAVE THE BALLS TO TRY AND CONTACT THEM FOR THIS BULLCRAP! WHATEVER!
posted by Jennifer on Jul 29, 2009
Lol, the next King of Pop, Kanye? How about King of Stupid?
posted by CasualObserver on Jul 29, 2009
Oh, my, Michael may be dead but it's Kanye who just dug his own grave! What are you thinking man? "King of Pop" is already taken. So is "the King." That just leaves "Pop," which is what is going to happen to your career with that attitude.
posted by kajaye on Jul 29, 2009
We had the opportunity to witness genuis in our lifetime--Kanye, you are not even close. You lost all of your fans hopefully. Learn that MJ was a gift; you are just mediocre, and...you can't sing nor have you written music--you've written a cacophony of noise! Kai
posted by Mim on Jul 29, 2009
Humble yourself man...You will go a long way no one likes cocky people.
posted by Bern on Jul 29, 2009
Kanye, you can't sing for heaven's sake. How can you compare with MJ legend if you can't even sing?!? You're a great producer and a great rapper. And that's where it ends, don't ask for more. If this generation can't see how incolmable is the difference between you and MJ, or if yourself can't reckon that, I guess we're in trouble. (BTW: since when to not being able to sing is considered not a minus? I mean... Kanye, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus.. none of them can sing a decent note and they do actually sell... WHY? Isn't music supposed to be involving real singers? I guess not. rest in peace, MJ. Forgive Kanye's floating ego.)
posted by OMG on Jul 29, 2009
Kanye stop being an ass. Hangin out with talentless skanks and comparing yourself to their poorness might have made you think you're greater than great but... erm... you're just very good.MJ was and forever will be the King. Then you don't do pop, Kanye. You are a rapper. And a producer. MJ was soul, pop, R&B, even rock at times. That is real music. He's teh real King.
posted by saba on Jul 29, 2009
hahah I feel sorry for Kanye. He must have some problem thinking he can replace Michael Jackson. I'm laughing my ass off right now, lol.
posted by LOL on Jul 29, 2009
Kanye, please, step down from ur azz. I know right now industry is filled with people who can't sing a note for real (first evidence.. Rihanna! She just can't hold her breath to a basic note...) so you can think somebody rapping and using autotune is actually a singer but man, reality check please. You're cool and a great producer, a doted rapper (who's lately stepped too much out with garbage, I agree with others) but NO WAY you can reach MJ level.No way. At your age he was wordly legendary and unbeated in many more territories than you can ever reach. Live along with this and step down.
posted by SuperMan on Jul 29, 2009
Not going to happen
posted by Super Man on Jul 29, 2009
U can't believe this idiot made that comment about being the next KOP. Is he serious? WTF!! Kanye will never be an icon to the world. MJ reached out to everybody since he was a kid. He made himself known all over. Kanye? All we got from him was his cockiness. MJ didn't brag about how many albums he sold or how many of his songs went number 1. His talent, interaction with people, humbleness and respectfulness to his fans made him who he is not just his music. Kanye needs to sit his azz down. Not in this lifetime there will be anymore KOP. Give it up, Kanye. Also, HOW DARE YOU GO TO THE JACKSON FAMILY TO ASK FOR PERMISSION ABOUT BEING THE NEXT KING OF POP!?!
posted by nuh uhh on Jul 29, 2009
2 words.... NIGGA PLEASE !!!
posted by watever on Jul 29, 2009
Kanye, why did u have 2 go there. There is only 1 KING OF POP and dat is MICHAEL JACKSON, right. So stop wit all dat talk. Cum on now he just gone. U need 2 stop before ppl stop buying ur records.
posted by f on Jul 29, 2009
wow this dude is deluded..
posted by jeanette on Jul 29, 2009
ok kanye west is not even that well known. all of my faily know MJ and they barely even know kanye. also kanye doesnt even sing pop. kanye compared to michael is nothing. i am just so mad i have alot of things to say bout this. i used to like him and hear his songs but after this, NOT ANYMORE!!
posted by KanyeSux on Jul 29, 2009
Among many other things, Kanye is missing one important thing MJ had - modesty.
posted by Sierra!Yo! on Jul 29, 2009
Kanye West WILL NEVER be as famous as Michael Jackson,Nor will he EVER make songs as good as Michael Jackson! I think its funny that he thinks he can "replace" Michael Jackson! Come On,Michael Jackson is WAY better than He'll ever be,Dead or alive.
posted by only1kene on Jul 29, 2009
lets get 1 thing straight, michael has sold more than what Kanye will ever be able to sell and for Kanye to say that he is the new King Of Pop is sick and disgusting. Kanye ur no pop, ur rap. have you had as many hits & #1's than he has. u will never come close to being like mj. mj actually loved people and nature and cared about everything and everyone unlilke you!
posted by Ghoster on Jul 29, 2009
Kanye West has said the most egotistical thing I have ever heard. He couldn't pour piss out of a boot without the instructions on the heel. You have much to learn, Kanye.
posted by ewr on Jul 29, 2009
um someones alittle cocky and NO ONE WILL REPLACE MJ NO ONE U HERE ME!!!!!!!!!!
posted by VegasLove on Jul 29, 2009
Kanye you're okay, but look, MJ was able to SING actually. He had a wonderful voice and a talent so complete in everything from dancing to staging to composing. You just can't come up there. And also stop being everyone's feature. Get back to ya roots and select better people you sing with. It's from after Late registration's time you are chosing garbage.
posted by White Supreme on Jul 29, 2009
This nigger is retarded.
posted by Reality on Jul 29, 2009
I think it's time Kanye West be put down.
posted by ganj1ltd on Jul 29, 2009
New King of Pop? Highly unlikely, Kanye! Try putting in literally DECADES of hard studio and performance work like MJ did. You can be the King of Huge Egos, though - congratulations! I was a Kanye West fan too, until I read his new quote. Now I consider myself a former fan of this guy.
posted by cindy on Jul 29, 2009
What makes him think so lol. He has got to pass through Chris Brown first. Kanye West is no match for CB. Chris Breezy has the moves and lot's of talent.
posted by fgfgfg on Jul 29, 2009
TOO SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOON
posted by Diegogrio on Jul 29, 2009
Ha Ha Ha never happen
posted by Diegogrio on Jul 29, 2009
Ha Ha Ha never happen

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