Kanye West’s newly released album Ye touches on a wide range of topics; however, some of the most memorable lines appeared on the project’s second track, “Yikes,” in which Kanye seemingly confirmed his diagnosis of bipolar disorder:
That’s my third person
That’s my bipolar shit, nigga what?
That’s my superpower, nigga ain’t no disability
I’m a superhero! I’m a superhero!
The outro left some fans scratching their heads. Was this an admission? Or was Kanye simply playing off the widespread speculations surrounding his mental health? Well, on the night of the album’s listening session in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Chicago-bred artist revealed he was, in fact, diagnosed with “a mental condition” at the age of 39.
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