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Ooop! Chaka Khan Thought Kanye West’s ‘Through The Wire’ Was ‘Stupid’

06/28/2019 12:00 AM EDT by WBLS Staff

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You can always count on Chaka Khan to keep it 100{1dfa1e56791e611ba924bda180f579857679f3f460137999817901b64f1d0aea} when asked a question about another artist and her music.

On an episode of ‘Watch What Happens Live’ with Andy Cohen when asked about Kanye West’s ‘Through The Wire’ Chaka Khan said she wasn’t pleased with the final version.

The legendary singer was initially all for the use of her classic song, nonetheless when it dropped she was uninmepressed and thought it was ‘Stupid.’

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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh ___________ For many hip hop heads, when #KanyeWest’s “Through the Wire,” from his “College Dropout” album dropped in ‘03, it was an instant classic. ___________ The song from the golden age of Kanye even earned him a #Grammy nomination but come to find out, the inspiration behind the song wasn’t very happy with it initially. ___________ Kanye’s song sampled legend #ChakaKhan’s 1985 mega hit “Through the Fire” and now more than a decade later, Chaka is letting people know how she really feels about the sample after she gave Kanye her blessing to use her song. ___________ “I was pissed,” Chaka said during a recent appearance on #Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen.” “It was a little insulting. Not insulting, I thought it was stupid. If I’d known he was gonna do that, I would have-read more at TheShadeRoom.com! (