Nigeria. Country is good. Leadership is bad. Land is wealthy, people are poor. Resources are present, internal use of them absent. Because our goods are getting exported to other government, countries, continents. People who don’t care about Nigeria. Uganda. Ghana. Cameroon. Cambodia. Ethiopia….
“[H]e’ll go, ‘Check this out, tell me what you think.’ Which speaks volumes about who he is and how he sees and views people. Every person has a voice and an idea, so he’s sincerely looking to hear what you have to say—good, bad, or whatever. […] when he has his beats or his rhymes, he offers them to the committee and we’re all invited to dissect, strip, or add on to what he’s already started. By the end of the sessions, you see how he integrates and transforms everyone’s contributions, so the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. He’s a real wizard at it. What he does is alchemy, really.”—Q-Tip, on Kanye West (via jhenne-bean)