Kanye West shared that he was disgusted by literature, comparing books to a vegetable often looked down upon by children.
During a new episode of the “Alo Mind Full” podcast airing Friday, the outspoken rapper told Alo’s Danny Harris and Alyson Wilson that he’s never read literature and prefers to talk instead.
“I actually haven’t read any books,” West said. “For me, reading is like eating Brussels sprouts. And talking is like receiving corn ravioli from Giorgio Baldi.
The hitmaker’s confession comes after a Rolling Stone report that parents were required to sign non-disclosure agreements to send their children to his fee-paying Christian private school. The school, Donda Academy, is named after her late mother, Donda West, who was a teacher.
The school is not yet accredited, the Rolling Stone reported.
Students at the Academy in Simi Valley, California participate in “full school worship,” core language arts, math, and science classes in addition to lunch, recess, and school classes. enrichment such as visual arts, film, choir and parkour, depending on the the school website.
“Using an ethic of integrity and care, Donda Academy prepares students to become the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and innovators by providing a world-class education that includes a rigorous core curriculum and a emphasis on sustainability, creativity, critical thinking and problem solving”, a “Who We Are” section of the Donda Academy website bed.