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Kanye West's Wiz Khalifa tweets read in the style of a Shakespearean tragedy

'I’m Ye, I’m Ye, I’m Ye, I’m YE!'

Jack Shepherd
Thursday 28 January 2016 12:52 GMT
Shakespear v Kanye West
Shakespear v Kanye West (Getty)

In case you missed it, at around midday in the US yesterday, Kanye West unleashed a torrent of damning Tweets all aimed at fellow rapper Wiz Khalifa.

As you may suspect, they were filled with slang, hashtags and grammatically incorrect phrases, so how better to present the Tweets than in the style of a Shakespearean tragedy?

David Schneider, an actor and comic, posted the amazing video of himself reading the Tweets out as if it were from an eloquently written play. Watch below.

“I’m Ye, I’m Ye, I’m Ye, I’m YE!” It’s a wonderful tribute to one of the greatest Twitter meltdowns in recent history; one which was trending for hours and almost overshadowed the release of fellow musician Rhianna’s new album.

Kanye’s ex-girlfriend, Amber Rose, also got involved in the row, which started after Khalifa Tweeted about his dismay at Kanye changing his album title from SWISH to Waves.

Kanye’s upcoming album is out 11 February, and the rapper is very thankful to Khalifa, and presumably Schneider, for the extra promotion.

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