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Kanye West Said He Asked People “Not to Have Premarital Sex” While Working on ‘Jesus is King’

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In his Beats 1 interview with Zane Lowe, Kanye dives into his battle with sex addiction and newfound faith.

UPDATE: Kanye announced his plans to release a Sunday Service album entitled Jesus is Born on Christmas Day.

Kanye West‘s Jesus is King promotional tour continued on Thursday (October 24th) when West appeared on Apple’s Beats 1 Radio. In the interview with Zane Lowe, West delved into topics like social media, pop culture, and sexual addiction. He also talked about his faith, saying, at one point:

Now that I’m in service to Christ, my job is to spread the gospel, to let people know what Jesus has done for me.

He also talked about how his faith affected the recording of his new album Jesus is King, at one point saying:

There were times where I was asking people not to have premarital sex while they were working on the album.

READ: Kanye West’s Sunday Service — a Religious Experience or a Celebrity Cult?

In the interview, he admitted to a pornography addiction, recalling the memory of finding one of his father’s Playboy magazines when he was 5 years old, saying “It has impacted every choice I’ve made in my life from age 5 to now.”

READ: ‘Songs That Shook America’ Episode One: The Story of How it Took a Village to Create “Jesus Walks” — Not Just Kanye West [Recap]

West also revealed he still has plans to run for president in 2024, saying “we’re working on some things right now.”

The interview can be streamed on Zane Lowe’s Apple Music page.

 

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