Kanye screams at Wiz Khalifa that he’s the reason they can wear cool pants

Waves.

When you’re as big as Kanye West, you can take anything personally. Even a casual tweet like this one, from fellow notable rapper Wiz Khalifa:

Those familiar with Wiz’s predilection for marijuana—or those who have a similar habit themselves—may recognize the term “kk” for what it is: a strain of weed.

Kanye, meanwhile, was in the midst of a Twitter frenzy as he announced (and and live-retooled) his new album, now tentatively titled WAVES instead of Swish, boasting all the while of its limitless promise. 

Perhaps it’s the adrenaline that accounts for what happened next.

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Yes, Kanye was apparently so tightly wound about his forthcoming masterpiece that he mistook a completely chill stoner tweet as a potentially lewd joke about his wife, Kim Kardashian

At least, that’s what it looks like. There’s always the slim chance Khalifa was being extra-shady with a double entendre, but odds are he was way too high to pull off something like that.

No matter: Kanye unleashed his full fury in tweets that he later deleted.

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Then, at last, he declared victory. And so did everyone else.

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Was this all a giant misunderstanding, or did Khalifa really step to his OG pants master? There’s only one thing that we can say with certainty: Kanye has never, ever, been mad online.  

Update 3:59pm CT, Jan. 27:

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Miles Klee

Miles Klee

Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions,  and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'