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Kanye West reveals 'mental condition'

Kanye West has said he was diagnosed with a "mental condition" at the age of 39, although he hasn't said what it is.
The 40-year-old revealed the news during a radio interview after releasing his new album Ye at a listening party in Wyoming late last week.
The 21-time Grammy Award-winning rapper said: "I had never been diagnosed until I was, like, 39 years old."Regarding the "mental condition", he added: "Like I said on the album, it's not a disability, it's a superpower."
Kanye West reveals 'mental condition'

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The album art for Kanye West's album Ye
It is not known what the condition is but West has referred to bipolar disorder in the album and the artwork features a photo of mountains with the words: "I hate being bipolar it's awesome".Asked how he decided on the album name, he told radio personality Big Boy: "I believe 'ye' is the most commonly used word in the Bible."And in the Bible, it means 'you'."So... I'm you. I'm us. It's us... I'm just more of a reflection of who we are."
Kanye West reveals 'mental condition'

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Big Boy asked him if he used music as an outlet for his feelings and he replied: "I'm so blessed and so privileged."Think about people that have mental issues (who) are not Kanye West and can't go and make that (music)."I think everybody's got something but it's not a disability - it's a superpower."West was recently the target of criticism after an interview with TMZ during which he suggested slavery in America was "a choice".
Kanye West reveals 'mental condition'

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Kanye West with wife Kim Kardashian and their son
He referred to the episode on the album with the lyrics: "They said build your own, I said, 'How, Sway?' I said slavery's a choice, they said, 'How, Ye?' Just imagine if they caught me on a wild day."
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In April he returned to Twitter after an 11-month silence, saying he was publishing a philosophy book "in real time" straight to the social media website.He has also tweeted that President Donald Trump was his "brother" and that they were both "dragon energy", adding: "You don't have to agree with Trump but the mob can't make me not love him."
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