Exclusive: Naughty Boy Lets Rip at Kanye West & Kim Kardashian

Exclusive: Naughty Boy Lets Rip at Kanye West & Kim Kardashian

14 Jan 2014

The British producer thinks somebody should stand up to Kanye

He calls himself Naughty Boy and he certainly lived up to that moniker when team Ahlan! caught up with him. The top selling British producer, who is behind hits for Emeli Sandé, Jennifer Hudson and Leona Lewis, let rip as we grilled him on Kanye West’s rants, Miley Cyrus’s overly big tongue and the shameful example the Kardashians are setting for young girls.

Naughty Boy, real name Shahid Khan, is no stranger to mixing with celebs and the Grammy nominated artist exclusively told Ahlan! how much of a bully he thinks Kanye is. The 29-year-old said: “[Kanye] is the perfect example of what not to do! If you look at all the places where he has had all his rants, it’s always with the weaker interviewers. He needs needs a real person to interview him, someone with balls.”

He continued: “He’s only talking to himself. He takes himself too serious. He never rants at people who will argue back at him and that’s not a great example of how to be. I’m definitely a fan of his music, not his personality.” Naughty Boy also isn’t a fan of Mr West’s soon-to-be wife Kim and her entire clan. “I’m in two minds about the Kardashians. When I think about what’s important in life I get worried that my niece looks up to them since they don’t really inspire people for anything. I’m not trying to be as famous as my music; I just want to inspire young people.”

“As a kid I never wanted to grow up and be something that was really for nothing,” he added. Although he isn’t singing Kanye’s praises there is one person that Grammy nominee Naughty Boy finds even more annoying – Miley Cyrus. He told Ahlan! “Miley’s tongue is awful. Put it away, love, we’ve seen enough of it and it’s huge! It’s actually scary.

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