What's Kanye's Deal?

Kanye West is a jerk (who is also a genius) via USA Today

Kanye West is a jerk (who is also a genius)
via USA Today

For Our Own Good, Can We Please Stop Calling Kanye West a Genius? via The Daily Banter

For Our Own Good, Can We Please Stop Calling Kanye West a Genius?
via The Daily Banter

THE BASICS: Nate Scott of USA Today argues Kanye West might be a jerk but he's still a bonafide genius who has made his life "a living art installation", while Chez Pazienza of The Daily Banter describes Kanye as the King Joffrey of hip-hop and compares his intellect to "a box of rocks."