This article from Philosophy Now (UK) uses Kanye West to introduce Nietzsche :-).
"On his 2013 album Yeezus, the Chicago rapper Kanye West highlighted something that the world had failed to notice, namely, that he is a god. ... Naturally, West’s deific pretensions incurred accusations of narcissism and blasphemy. The offending song was unambiguously titled ‘I Am a God’, and its message was clear: I, Kanye West, am more than human. ... He is not merely telling us that he’ll survive his self-doubt, that he’ll silence the voice that says 'You do not belong here, you are not good enough'. He’s telling us that he has no such voice, that he exists above and beyond the strictures of doubt and shame. ... West’s implication that there is something deficient about mere humanity places him well in the company of Friedrich Nietzsche. ... [Nietzsche] thought that being human was a state to be overcome; humanity’s finest moment will be the day it becomes something else entirely, something better. The future belongs to this new creature, the Übermensch or ‘overman’ (‘superman’). ... Nietzsche believed that to be human was to belong to a species-wide endeavour to stunt growth, enervate power, deaden vitality, limit strength, and poison joy.... To overcome this eventuality, Nietzsche proposed we overcome humanity. Humanity is not an endpoint, but a transition – a rope between the beasts and the Übermensch. ... The life of the Übermensch is constituted by affirmation. They live bravely, laugh heartily, dancing and singing while they destroy and create, showing us, a scathing herd of envious onlookers, the true complexion of health. ... The Übermensch is both the means and the product of a revaluation of all values: a rejection of all that has been regarded as good – all that derives from reactive vengeful attitudes – such as pity and selflessness; and a fresh adoption of all that has been regarded as evil – all that is active and affirmative – such as lust and selfishness. Nietzsche wants to overturn the dichotomy of the divine and the human by annihilating it completely. To become more than human means ... submerging ourselves in the active processes of life, becoming creatures of power and instinct, creatures of life itself."
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