Kanye Explains Why He Brought Jesus Onstage


The big news from the opening night of Kanye's Yeezus tour (aside from the fact that the set is insanely complicated and possibly why he had to postpone Sunday night's show) is that 'Ye brings an actor onstage to play Jesus. Why did Kanye bring Jesus onstage? Because "we do plays all the time, where people play Jesus." And because "What's awesome about Christianity is that we're allowed to portray God." Also, as the album title would suggest, Jesus is important to Kanye: "People say, I wanna be like Mike. I say, I wanna be like Christ." Please allow him to explain further in this Wild 94.9 interview, done hours before he asked Kim Kardashian to PLEEEASE MARRY MEEE!!! (Congrats again.)