Kanye West Tapes Storytellers; Plots Move To Paris
Grammy Award winning Chicago rapper Kanye West recently taped an episode of VH1 Storytellers last week, which will reveal how the eccentric artist made each of his hit albums.West, who taped his episode at Sony Stages in Los Angeles, gave exclusive performances of a number of his hit records from each of four albums, including his latest, 808's & Heartbreak.Additionally, West explained his thought process behind creating each record, in accord with the Storyteller's format.In the upcoming March issue of of Details magazine, West, who is featured on the cover, gave readers a glimpse into how he created 808 & Heartbreak and reiterated his claim to be retiring from Hip-Hop to focus on fashion."There's nothing more to be said about music," the 31-year-old artist told Details. "I'm the fu**ing end-all, be-all of music. I know what I'm doing. I did 808s in three weeks. I got it. It's on cruise control. Man, we talked about music for God knows how long! Now let's talk about how my fu**ing sweater didn't come back right from Korea. That's what's interesting me."According to the article, West, who recently launched a line of sneakers with Louis Vuitton in Paris, is serious about his move to the fashion capital of the world to pursue a career in fashion."I'm moving to Paris and I have a relationship with Louis Vuitton, and it's like, Look how far I took that relationship to the biggest record label, and look where I took it in music," said West, who earned over $40 million dollars in 2008.VH1 Storytellers: Kanye West is slated to premiere Saturday, February 28.