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Kanye West replaces every mention of God in 'Book of Yeezus' Bible

Everyone knows the rapper has an ego but even he wouldn't have done this

Jess Denham
Sunday 05 April 2015 17:21 BST
The Bible has been given a Kanye West 'reworking'
The Bible has been given a Kanye West 'reworking' (Etsy, The Book of Yeezus)

He may be known for his admittedly massive ego, but surely even Kanye West would not have seen himself replacing God in the Bible.

The holy book's Genesis has been reworked for a "modern day Bible" dubbed The Book of Yeezus and believe it or not, every mention of God has been changed to the rapper's name.

"In a sense, Kanye's awesome and orchestrated spectacle is truly a religious experience," a description of the book reads. "For this generation, Generation Y, Kanye West is not only its greatest spectacle but in some senses, a spiritual figure.

"In a foreword, we explore our consumerist, quick-fix and information culture and celebrate Kanye and the outsized significance he plays in our lives."

Fans can buy The Book of Yeezus, bound in a black, hard-cover gold-leaf imprinted book, for £13.77 on Etsy.

Genesis sees God's named replaced with Kanye's (Pic: The Book of Yeezus)

Kanye is yet to comment on his newfound Godlike status but has compared himself to the Supreme Being before.

"God chose me, He made a path for me. I am God's vessel," he said back in 2009. "But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live."

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