Kanye West 'I Am God' Album for 2013: 'I'm Something People Believe In'

Sign Up for Free eNewsletter ››
  • Kanye West 'I Am God'
    (PHOTO:Rolling Stone Cover)
    Kanye West poses on Rolling Stone cover.
By Brittney R. Villalva , Christian Post Reporter
March 26, 2013|3:54 pm

Kanye West reportedly has plans to title his sixth studio album "I Am God."

West has yet to confirm that he will be releasing a new album in 2013. But a recent report has alleged that West not only has plans for a new album, but also plans on naming that album "I Am God."

The recording artist is "contemplating" the "half tongue-in-cheek" title, according to BBC, although referring to himself as God will not be the first offensive religious reference that West has made. In 2006, West posed for Rolling Stone magazine wearing a crown of thorns and a sash across his chest. The article was titled "The Passion of Kanye West."

The year before the singer was awarded a Grammy for his 2005 track, "Jesus Walks." Defending the cover art, West said: "You want me to be great but you don't ever want me to say I'm great?"

In February, while paying a visit to Rio de Janeiro, West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian posed for a photographer while imitating the Christ the Redeemer statue.

In past interviews, West has acknowledged that he was raised as a Christian and believes in God and Jesus, although he is also open to other religions.

Follow us Get CP eNewsletter ››

"Christianity is embedded in who I am, so I will still say things like this is a blessing, amen, and still say prayers; things that your Grandmother embedded in you," West said during a 2009 interview, according to Phatmass. "But, I do not believe that other religions are going to hell, I do not believe in a lot of elements of it. I want to express to people that I do believe in God, but I also have friends whom are atheists."

In the same interview West also defined himself as a "brand" that other believe in.

"What I have to realize and what shocks people, or polarizes people is that I'm actually a brand," West said. "I'm something that people build up and believe in."


Videos that May Interest You

Kim Kardashian the New Jerusalem Ambassador?

Want to experience Christian Post Ad Free? Click Here
pop up close