Kanye West Blasts Fake Interview Over Mandela Quotes

12/09/2013 12:55 pm ET
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Upset that he was falsely quoted as comparing himself to Nelson Mandela, Kanye West took to Twitter Monday to set the record straight.

The Daily Currant previously ran a a fake interview with West, in which the rapper was "quoted" as saying, “I liberate minds with my music. That’s more important than liberating a few people from apartheid or whatever.” The fictitious story spread across social media, with many believing it to be an actual interview.

West took to Twitter today to "address the false stories and noise that have been engineered by the media," and honored Mandela's legacy. You can read the tweets below.

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