Image for Kanye Attempts To Banish His Man Skirt From The Internet

Kanye Attempts To Banish His Man Skirt From The Internet

Written by Mike Hohnen on February 8, 2013

You could have commended Kanye West for venturing into the barely charted world of man skirts. Hell, I’d take my hat off to any man who genuinely thought they could pull it off, but it seems his heart may have not been in it after all. In a very un-Kanye-esque move, Yeeze has given in to taunts from his peers, lifted his skirts and requested the interwebs immediately forget it ever happened.

The first step was contacting global photo database Getty Images and insisting they remove every photo of him rocking his leather kilt worn at the Hurricane Sandy Relief gig not too long ago. What’s strange is that he seems pretty happy with other man skirt images remaining public – there was just something about the leather one that required it be taken down straightaway.

The Sun have pointed out that this could be in response to a cheeky jab from rival rapper Lord Jamar, who included these lyrics in one of his songs:

“He introduced the skinny jeans to the rap scene/Then he wore a fucking skirt on the video screen/Then he wore it again at a memorial/I can’t pretend this shit ain’t deplorable”

Nasty. Cam’ron also had a dig, and Chris Brown even ripped on it, announcing via his Instagram, “That sh!t suspect!!!! Can’t get with that swag! Niggas gone be wearing heels next.” Though you’d think that would be more reason to keep wearing them. Lame-ass Breezy. Jay-Z didn’t seem too bothered by the concept, though, as Kanye maintained the look throughout the Watch The Throne tour.

Let’s now spare a moment of silence for Kimye’s unborn child, who will no doubt be directly affected by his father’s dodgy fashion sense, a la that time he dressed like a yeti.

Srsly, WTF? Albums, bro, not fashion. Albums.

Screen shot 2013-02-08 at 1.01.55 PM

Join Music Feeds on Facebook

More On Music Feeds

Gig Reviews

Sufjan Stevens – Sydney, Opera House 22/05/15

When Sufjan Stevens announced his intention to produce albums based on all 50 states of the US – beginning with the release of Michigan in 2003, followed by the much acclaimed Illinois in 2005 – it was seen as eager and not to mention impossibly ambitious.

Photos

Sufjan Stevens – Sydney, Opera House 22/05/15

News

Mark Ronson Reveals Killer Guest Lineup For His Splendour Tour

Splendour headliner Mark Ronson has revealed the star-studded band and guest lineup who will accompany him on his impending visit to Australia as part of his Splendour In The Grass tour, including the accompanying three sideshows.

Features

9 Tough Eurovision Acts Guy Sebastian Will Have To Beat To Bring Australia Glory

The countdown is on to the audiovisual glitter-bomb that is the Eurovision 2015 final.

News

Sticky Fingers Cancel All Remaining European Tour Dates

After recently cancelling a string of UK tour dates, Sydney’s alternative rock sons Sticky Fingers have announced they will be postponing the rest of their European tour so they can take some time off.

Music Videos

The Fjords – ‘All In’

Norwegian band The Fjords’ debut single All In is about love at first sight, but the song’s pretty frightening new music video turns that trope on its head with some brutal gun violence.

Around the web

This May Also Interest You