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Thursday, February 23, 2017

(Photo) There Is Currently A Statue Of Kanye West as Jesus (Yeezus?) in LA

Posted by DJ Yeroc on 1:00 PM


Photo Credit: YouTube

There is a life-size status of Kanye West as an all-gold Jesus on Hollywood Boulevard in LA right now. This is just in time for the Oscars on Sunday, as the statue is located just a block away from where the awards will go down.

Street artist Plastic Jesus is the man behind the statue – named “False Idol” – and tells The Hollywood Reporter that he made it to symbolize Ye’s recent “fall from grace.”

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“The piece is as critical of us as consumers as it is of Kanye himself,” Plastic Jesus said. “He’s a genius at writing and producing but he’s not a God, and that’s where we put him. Until there’s an issue in his life or a hiccup in his career, then we crucify him,” he adds.

Get a closer look at the piece below. Think I’m going to go check that out in person this weekend…

http://ift.tt/2ldLLa5

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