Kanye West Criticizes Zappos' Products, Zappos Responds

Kanye West refers to Zappos' products negatively and Zappos responds with a video.

Kanye West insulted Zappos' products during a recent interview. In the conversation, West also discussed his disagreement with the head of Zappos.  

"I got into this giant argument with the head of Zappos that he's trying to tell me what I need to focus on," West said in an interview with Brett Easton Ellis. "Meanwhile, he sells all this shit product to everybody, his whole thing is based off of selling shit product."

Following this, Zappos released "Zappos.com Gear Sh-t Product." 

In the product's description, Zappos makes several references to Kanye West.

"Interested in buying shit product?" Zappos writes. "You've come to the right place! Here at Zappos.com, we happily sell sh-t products to everybody! This is the throne, everyone has been watching. Whether you're #1 or #2, your clique will show no mercy, even in Paris." 

In September, West spoke about his passion for fashion and other endeavors outside of music during an interview with BBC Radio 1.

“I shouldn’t be limited to only one place of creativity," he said. "And it’s literally only like one or two or three reasons why I haven’t been able to break that down. This is the thing, you guys don’t understand. You guys don’t understand that I did the Yeezys and they eBayed for $90,000. And people wanted them bad as whatever, right? But I didn’t get a call from Nike the next day. You guys don’t understand that I’ve met with companies and they say, ‘What we’re trying to figure out is how we can control you and control that.’ If you’re an architect, if you’re a world builder, if you have all these ideas and you’re gaudy and you want to build buildings, if you don’t ever get that out what ‘s gonna happen? Isn’t that why you do it?”

The "Sh-t Product" plunger from Zappos costs $100,000. A promotional video for the plunger can be viewed below.

RELATED: Kanye West Hoping To Create First Trillion Dollar Company


  • brandon

    On the behalf of Kanye Ima say fuck the hatas

  • Anonymous

    GIVE ME A CHANCE Youtube is all about finding new artist, & though I been rapping for a while im still consider a new artist. I just want my music heard thats all, im not looking for no record deal, getting famous 'r anything like that.! so please just spare a few sec. to check me out, & if you like what you heard please SUBSCRIBE so ill know you actually listen & support http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PaSNK0pm4eY

  • Marc

    Check this shirt out; Zappos is giving Kanye West a plunger as a Microphone. http://teespring.com/kanyemic

  • Amir

    Kanye is just burning bridges before they are event built! Trying to piss everyone off is not good business and sure as hell is not a way for people to give you an opportunity to do what you want fashion)! And Tony Hsieh is right he is focused on the wrong things. Im a Kanye fan but he's starting to irritate me off with all this shit, Its hard to enjoy his music now because he is associating his voice with these foolish comments.

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  • Anonymous

    Kanye needs to go home, change a diaper or two, then chill. He's burning so many bridges with his trash talk that he's going to wake up one day with a horse head in his bed, and I'm not referring to Kimmy.

  • oogabooga

    ye is the textbook definition of a megalomaniac.

  • David Bunz

    I'm dying to see Kanye get into a real hip-hop beef with someone, a la Eminem vs. Benzino. This dude is so concerned with his self-image and trying to correct everybody its comedy. He's definitely weak lyrically and I think he'd be scrambling to respond unless he had a team of people working behind the scenes trying to make him seem competent.

  • David Bunz

    I've used Zappos for years and have always been impressed with their products and customer service. It's no different than Amazon really. How's Kanye going to diss a customer oriented company that millions of people use?? Oh, prolly because he don't understand how they can't afford $20,000 sunglasses even though he claims hes from the hood. Pretentious motherfucker

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  • ilexx

    Does anybody plan on telling Kanye his Bound 2 video was SHITTY PRODUCT? LOL This guy.... Zappos is just a retailer, they don't manufacture anything as far as I know. Fucking douche!

  • RiQ

    2trends of thought here lol...um 1...zappos took an L for even publicly acknowledging Ye and wat about the beer and cellphone commercials with Yeezus playin in the background? Blk skinhed wants n on erthang...u got fat while Ye starved!

  • 614grind

    The only way I'd buy them ugly shits is to resell them for profit to someone whose on Kanye's nuts.

  • hip hop citizen

    dam homie, I'm on your side kanye, but...do you hear what say before you say it? check the numbers...

  • Beatriz Fleming

    til I saw the paycheck which said $9122, I accept that my friends brother was like actualie earning money in there spare time on there computar.. there sisters roommate had bean doing this less than 22 months and just took care of the mortgage on there villa and got themselves a BMW. read the article.., www.Fb39.com Why are you shitting on peoples brand in the media when the disagreement you had was personal?!?!? I think Kanye is officially a sellout esp with those confederate flag jackets and bringing a white jesus on stage. Nigga you lost. fuck off.

  • hahahaha

    Someday when Kanye grows up and finally becomes an adult, he's gonna be embarrassed as fuck when he looks back at all the douchebaggary he's committed.

  • Loki

    Shouldn't Gaudi be spelled correctly? Maybe even have a capital letter?

  • Anonymous

    awesome response from Zappos

  • Anonymous

    Kanye is always in the news for almost anything. #Winning

  • Anonymous

    I dont thing that Zappos knows they have a real problem with JEZUS now. JEZUS is a GENIUS and Always right.

  • the advocate mc

    kanye is such a pussy . they got him goood

  • I Love Fat Bitches That's My Fucking Problem

    Man, I'd love to unclog that white bitch from behind with my plunger.

  • Anonymous

    he probably wanted to sell his shitty t-shirts at zappos and they said no so he had to team up with pac sun

  • sociopaths

    how can you say that retailer sells shitty products when zappos sells gucci, ballys, adidas, etc. They dont have their own product!! They retail. Man my respect meter for Kanye is close to 0. This guy sounds like a Sociopath/Meglomaniac. Why are you shitting on peoples brand in the media when the disagreement you had was personal?!?!? I think Kanye is officially a sellout esp with those confederate flag jackets and bringing a white jesus on stage. Nigga you lost. fucc off.

  • Anonymous

    I thought she was plunging his new album down the toilet. lol

  • deez

    haha zappos actually got him back good. haha.

  • Anonymous

    does zappos even have their own product? i thought they just sell shoes from all the brands?

  • Anonymous

    dont know if you guys typed that transcription/quote from kanye at the bottom, but it's Gaudi, a person, not gaudy.

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