Included in today's plethora of Kanye West-related news was the first portion of the Chicago superstar's interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe.

In the first part, West talks about his go-to attitude, even from his early days, and the inspiration behind this year's Yeezus. With the length of the piece (nearly 15 minutes), West really digs into the structure behind the LP and the deep-rooted inspiration from his mother and other outside sources.

Check out part one of the interview below and stay tuned for the rest soon.

Update: You can now listen to the full interview below, via FACT.

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