Culture & Creativity: The Top 6 Quotes From Kanye West At Cannes Lions 2014

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On June 17th, 2014, Kanye West made a guest appearance at the annual Cannes Lions festival.

He appeared in conversation with Steve Stoute, the head of Translation and bridge between entertainment, brands, and tech, and Ben Horowitz, one half of the named partners at Silicon Valley’s most visible venture firm.

Horowitz has frequently referenced hip hop culture as an influence on his investment strategy and view of the world, and prompted Kanye to a number of insights about the nature of creativity and culture.

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Culture & Creativity: The Top 6 Quotes From Kanye West At Cannes Lions 2014

  1. 1. CULTURE + CREATIVITY The Top 6 Quotes from Kanye at Cannes Lions 2014.
  2. 2. On June 17th, 2014, Kanye West made a guest appearance at the annual Cannes Lions festival. He appeared in conversation with Steve Stout, the head of Translation and bridge between entertainment, brands, and tech, and Ben Horowitz, one half of the named partners at Silicon Valley’s most visible venture firm. Horowitz has frequently referenced hip hop culture as an influence on his investment strategy and view of the world, and prompted Kanye to a number of insights about the nature of creativity and culture.
  3. 3. "Creativity and culture are worth something." on paying creatives
  4. 4. “Brands are selling our self-esteem back to us, through association. We need to own our brands.”
  5. 5. “I can't work with anyone who isn't number one: Jay Z, Kim, Obama.”
  6. 6. “We are the creatives with teeth. We know ideas are more important than our personal wellbeing.”
  7. 7. “Empower the best content creators or f*ck you. That's the motto.”
  8. 8. “The only thing valuable is time.”
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