According to Hollyscoop, Yeezy made the confession during a gig in Los Angeles on Monday (12th December) - telling the crowd that after he lost his mother in November 2007, he was deeply depressed.
Kanye's mum, Dr. Donda West, is thought to have died as a result of complications from a cosmetic surgical procedure at the age of 58 - with her death hitting the rapper hard.
Speaking at the concert, the All The Lights hitmaker explained he never took the time to grieve after her passing, claiming his behaviour at the 2009 MTV VMAs - where he interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech - made him realise he needed help.
Kanye stated: "People tell you to always be humble, humble, humble, [but] when's the last time anyone told you to be amazing, great, or awesome,"
He added: "I will not give up on life again. There’s so many people that will never get the chance to have their voice heard... I do it for them,"
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