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Tue Jun 28 22:29:41 SAST 2016

Kanye West asks Mark Zuckerberg to give him $1 billion to fund his 'genius' ideas

Bang Showbiz | 15 February, 2016 10:38
Respect the struggle… respect the hustle… respect the dreams… respect the movement…Twitter post. File photo
Image by: Bang Showbiz

Kanye West has asked Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to give him $1 billion to fund his ''genius'' ideas.

The 38-year-old rapper - who claimed at the weekend he is $53 million in debt - appealed to the Facebook founder to invest in his ''ideas'' and thinks he is worth the money as he is the ''greatest artist of all time''.

He tweeted:

after realizing he is the greatest living artist and greatest artist of all time.(sic)'' The 'All Day' hitmaker - who has children North, two, and Saint, two months, with wife Kim Kardashian West - went on to urge his followers to contact Mark to help him.

He wrote: ''Mark Zuckerberg I know it's your bday but can you please call me by 2mrw... You love hip hop, you love my art... I am your favorite artist but you watch me barely breathe and still play my album in your house ... World, please tweet, FaceTime, Facebook, instagram, whatever you gotta do to get Mark to support me...(sic)'' And Kanye - who debuted his 'Life of Pablo' album at his Yeezy fashion show in New York last week - claimed he is ''this generation's Disney'' who needs the ''resources'' to make the world ''a better place''.

 He wrote: ''I'm this generation's Disney... I want to bring dope s**t to the world... ''I don't have enough resources to create what I really can... ''Mark, I am publicly asking you for help... ''one of the coolest things you could ever do is to help me in my time of need ''I know I can make the world a better place...

I have done the impossible ... I retook the throne of rap... I beat the fashion game...(sic)'' The 'Gold Digger' rapper also asked Google co-founder Larry Page for financial assistance, insisting helping him would be more beneficial than ''opening up one school in Africa''.

In his lengthy Twitter outburst, he wrote: ''hey Larry Page I'm down for your help too ... ''All you dudes in San Fran play rap music in your homes but never help the real artists... ''you'd rather open up one school in Africa like you really helped the country... ''if you want to help... help me... ''I promise I'm going to make the world dope.... all I do is make s**t dope #facts...

''All you guys had meetings with me and no one lifted a finger to help....(sic)'' Kanye's latest Twitter rant comes after he appealed to fans to pray for him to ''overcome'' his financial difficulties. He posted at the weekend:

''I write this to you my brothers while still 53 million dollars in personal debt... Please pray we overcome... This is my true heart... ''This is all all is fun all in good feelings...

We will all be gone 100 years from now but what did we do to help while we were here!!!''

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