Kanye west

Kanye West on BBC
Radio: ‘I’m the No. 1
Rockstar on the

Getty Images

Things Kanye is good at (according to Kanye): music, fashion, parenting.

Things Kanye isn’t good at (according to us): Modesty.

Yeezy did an interview with BBC 1 Radio and he got candid—in the way that only Kanye can do!

Kanye West Charged With Battery in Paparazzi Attack

He explained that he knows how to make things perfect, but perfection isn’t necessarily what he’s trying to achieve; rather, his goal is to “crack the pavement and make new grounds—sonically and culturally.”

“We culture,” he said. “Rap is the new rock ‘n roll. We the rock stars and I’m the biggest of all of them. I’m the No. 1 rock star on the planet.”

WATCH: Kanye Disses Ray J on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

 He added that he’s reaching new limits—such as one that even the King of Pop Michael Jackson didn’t reach—but it’s holding him back.

“I’ve got to a point that Michael Jackson did not break down,” he told BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe. “I have reached the glass ceiling as a creative people, as a celebrity.”

Jay Z and Kanye West Going on Announce Separate Tours on the Same Day

One person who has achieved at the end of the day? Pal Jay Z, who Kanye said is “more realized” than he is.

At the end of the day, Kanye is just trying to share the thing he loves most in the world: Himself.

“You don’t realize, I’m so frustrated,” he said. “Like I’ve got so much I want to give … and a million people telling me why I can’t do it.”