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Bound 2 Stereotype  “I’m going down as a legend, whether or not you like me or not. I am the new Jim Morrison. I am the new Kurt Cobain… The Bible had 20, 30, 40, 50 characters in it. You don’t think that I would be one of the characters of today’s modern Bible?” Said Kanye West in an interview with Tom Westwood. Kanye West, who has also compared himself to God, Jesus, and Picasso, has been described many times as “worlds most confident man”. There’s no hiding that he thinks highly of himself and loves the power that comes with his “godliness.” There are no rules or limits when it comes to Kanye West. In his music video   Bound 2,   Kanye uses symbols and other representations of gender superiority to express his power, and ultimately portray him as the “god” of all men. In Kanye West’s  Bound 2  video, which was released November 2013, he utilizes a simplistic backdrop with only two people shown throughout. Before Kanye enters the scene, the viewers see a barren landscape, with no life. Once Kanye enters the frame, the valley flourishes and gives birth to the surrounding vegetation, depicting Kanye as a life- giving force. Once the valley is in full bloom stallions are seen galloping through it. In regards to spiritual manifestations, the horse represents masculine energy, as powerful creatures able to attract mates. Kanye utilizes horses to personify his own masculine energy creating dominance in the valley. In addition to the spiritual symbolism, Kanye also  utilizes  an  American  culture icon  to  further  exemplify  the masculine energy.
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