(ABC News) – Walt Disney, Michael Jordan and Jesus Christ are but a few of the historical icons to whom rapper Kanye West has compared himself. Now, the outspoken artist has taken things a step further, measuring his public prominence against the president of the United States.
West stopped by “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” Tuesday with a stunning case on the syndicated radio program for why he and fiancée Kim Kardashian are more influential than the first couple.
During the interview, West was frank in his assessment of his influence on popular culture. “People get really hung up in the way I word things, but I’m the best,” he told Seacrest. “That’s the bottom line.”