Kanye West rejects backlash to promoting Yeezy attire in luggage

Kanye West is shutting down critics who shamed him for promoting his new Yeezy attire in giant sacks that some likened to rubbish luggage.

In a Thursday interview with Fox Information, the rapper dismissed his haters and defined that his newest collaboration with the clothes retailer Hole is a part of his mission to make style extra egalitarian and accessible. He additionally clarified that the garments are being displayed in development luggage, not trash luggage.

“Look, man, I’m an innovator,” West advised Fox Information correspondent Eric Shawn outdoors a Hole retailer in Occasions Sq..

“I’m not here to sit up and apologize about my ideas. That’s exactly what the media tries to do: Make us apologize for any idea that doesn’t fall under exactly the way they want us to think.”

Ye’s remarks come days after a viral tweet from @owen__lang confirmed the Yeezy merch piled in large luggage on the Hole ground. The tweeter claimed within the caption {that a} Hole gross sales affiliate stated, “Ye got mad” when he noticed the garments on hangers and insisted staff return the gadgets to the sacks.

In response to the images, one person accused the musician of getting a “fetish with the homeless as ‘fashion muses,’” while another “couldn’t imagine paying $200 for basic clothes out of a bag on the floor.”

The “Flashing Lights” hitmaker has beforehand said that his Yeezy-Hole assortment, which ranges from a $40 lanyard to a $340 parka, was impressed by “the children” and “the homeless.”

“It’s not a joke,” Ye advised Fox Information. “This is not a game. This is not just some celebrity collaboration. This is my life. I’m fighting for a position to be able to change clothing and bring the best design to the people.”