He implied at one point that he was discriminated against in meetings with fashion companies either because of his race or his celebrity. "When I take these meetings and s–t, people talk to you like you’re stupid or something… I’m not gonna call no names. I’m not going to mention Nike or nothing like that," he said. "I’m not dissing Luis Vuitton, I’m not dissing the Gucci group and shit. I’m just saying, don’t discriminate against me because I’m a black man or because I’m a celebrity and tell me that I can create, but not feel. 'Cause you know damn well there aren't no black guys or celebrities making no Louis Vuitton nothing.
"They let Pharrell make those glasses, and we liked them, right? They let me make those shoes, and we liked them right? And they say, "No no no n****r. Not no more. That’s too much. That’s too much. No no no no no no n**** not no more. That’s way too much. That’s way too much. Stay in your place. Sit in the front of that show and wear this jacket I made you. Stay in your place. Do what you get paid to do. Stay in your place. Don’t embarrass yourself trying to chase your dreams. Save face. Save face."
Closing on an optimistic note, West expressed a few simple desires. "I just want to be awesome, and I want to hang around my awesome friends and change the fucking world, and that’s exactly what I plan to do," he said.