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19-Year-Old Yale Student Becomes Kanye’s Personal Stylist

 


A 19-year-old student at Yale University is making headlines for becoming the new stylist of Kanye West.

Cassius Clay who bares no relation to Muhammad Ali, met the rapper at Barneys over the summer after Ye complimented him on a pair of slippers embossed with a gold crest.

According to The New York Post, Ye then began emailing the student encouraging him to drop out of school and become his stylist full time.

Alex Klein, a junior at Yale, tells the paper;

“[Kanye] was e-mailing Cassius saying, ‘You are an inspiration to me. I inspire people like Rihanna and Beyoncé and you inspire me. I need you during this difficult time,”


Clay reportedly left the school just after Labor Day and Yale confirms that he’s taken a leave of absence.

The Post also reports that Clay has been dying the rapper’s jeans red much like the pair he wore during his recent appearance on Saturday Night Live.

Reps for Kanye confirm that Clay is part of the rapper’s full time staff but would not comment on his role.

Earlier this week Ye gave a shout out to his “art-and-style” team on Twitter which included Cassius Clay.

Cassius Clay

Comment Comments: 10 Tags Tags: yale university, yale
  • http://raptweets.net Jermaine

    Congrats kid!!!!!

  • Concerned

    Kayne, come out already! Hey man its 2010, nobody cares if you’re gay or bi! Stop living a lie! You can still rap and pose at the same time,okay! Your fans are ready for your announcement. Go ahead buddy. They have your back!

  • bklynista718

    @ concerned..why r u desperate to know if he’s gay or not?? Would that help u sleep better?? Get off his jock..the dudes just fashionable n inspired by art. How is that equivalent to being gay..usually folks who r obsessed wit knowin if ur gay or not must be “in the closet” themselves..good luck tryna come out among ur “peeps”..lol..anways back to the article, hope this wrks out for cassius clay. Can’t say I see the inspiration but hey..if ye saw it then the checks r prolly gonna be wayyyy better then what he’d make after grad..lol

  • tamaraluvsfacebook

    Kanye doesn’t want to be with a man…he wants to be a white man…nice try ye but not happening

  • sweets

    awwww, Kanye’s in love, that poor, lost soul…

  • jojo

    did he really just say “inspire ppl like Beyonce & Rihanna”?Who says stuff like that?

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  • MISSVALZ

    I AM SORRY SOMETHING IS NOT RIGHT WITH YE, YOU REALLY ASKED THIS YOUNG MAN TO DROP OUT OF ‘YALE’.
    AND HE DID IT.