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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Kanye West attends the Louise Goldin fashion show during MADE Fashion Week Spring 2014 at Milk Studios on September 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images) Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images

Kanye West understands quite well that people think he's nuts.

"What people call a rant, I call a visionary stream of consciousnness," Kanye West said in an interview with New York Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club on Tuesday.

Author and writer Janet Mock agrees with his assessment, and started #BecauseofKanye, a hashtag that pays homage to the ways in West inspires others.

If 'Ye is looking for love and affirmation, someone direct him to the tweets below.

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