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Kanye West to Host Live Chat Today

Ustream session begins at 4 p.m. ET

November 4, 2010 12:54 PM ET

From the Taylor Swift/VMA incident to "George Bush doesn't care about black people", Kanye West certainly knows how to get attention during a live event.

Watch: Kanye West's Surprise Visit to Rolling Stone

And while it's not national television, we have a feeling something memorable will happen when he hosts a live chat on Ustream today at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT. In the past couple of days, he's admitted that the VMA incident showed that he was "someone who had to grow", talked about the nude pictures of him that landed on the Internet, and even said he understands George Bush's "disgust" with his Katrina comment.

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RollingStone.com will be streaming the live chat with Kanye starting at 4 p.m.

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