A fan posted video of an encounter with the Yeezy boss on Tuesday, December 5, in which he signed her shoes and even got her to pose for some pictures. Thanks in large part to the logo he was sporting, the photos quickly went viral on the internet.
It was branded “Vultures,” the name of his most recent song, and it resembled a jacket that Drizzy wore in the visual package for “Polar Opposites,” which featured the double-headed eagle from the Albanian flag.
The symbol might also be seen as a modification of the German coat of arms, which was—it should be noted—used by Nazi Germany up until 1935.
Kanye West has faced criticism on numerous occasions due to his insensitive comments regarding Jews. His demand that people “let it go” and forgive Adolf Hitler—who was in charge of the mass murder of over six million Jews during the Holocaust—marked the culmination of this a year ago.
That’s the exact reason he caused quite a stir earlier this year when he was spotted wearing a different interpretation of the aforementioned symbol.
TMZ took pictures of Ye and his wife, Bianca Censori, at a Balenciaga store in an opulent Beverly Hills mall back in January. He had on a white t-shirt underneath his black jacket, with the German coat of arms, which the Nazis had used before they adopted the Swastika as their emblem.