kanye-west-766x547Acclaimed Hip-hop star Kanye West has beaten Pope Francis’s record by $240, 000 (KSh24 million) worth of merchandise sold under his whopping $780, 000 (KSh79 million) worth of Yeezy merchandise (shoes, attire).See Also: Trey Songz And Khloe Kardashian Spoted Making In A club, While Kylie Jenner And Tyga Come Together

Kanye West was on tour of his new album, Life of Pablo, in Madison Square Garden Monday night – the same venue Pope Francis visited nearly a year ago.

According to TMZ, Pope Francis sold $540,000 (KSh55 million) in Pope-laced gear in the same venue.

However, Kanye’s fans proved determined to spend more.

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Popular American hip hop rapper, Kanye West, says he used naked dummies to make the featured personalities famous.While addressing audience at the MTV VMAs event Sunday, August 28, the rapper revealed that he did the video out of love for the celebrities.

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“It was all about fame,” West said. “We came from differentboats but lay on the same bed. I have love for all of them.”

The famous music video featured untitled sculptures of 12 naked celebrities lying across a bed- each softly expanding and contracting to a score of heavy, peaceful breathing.


The controversial music video shows an aerial camera panning slowly from left to right revealing the 12 celebrities including George W Bush, Donald Trump, Bill Cosby, Anna Wintour, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Kim Kardashian, Amber Rose, Taylor Swift, Ray J, Caitlin Jenner and Kanye West.