Kanye West took a momentary break from his Yeezus tour just the other day to appear on Bret Easton Ellis's eponymous new podcast, where he shared some unfriendly words for online shoe and clothing seller Zappos. "I got into this giant argument with the head of Zappos that he's trying to tell me what I need to focus on," West said. "Meanwhile, he sells all this shit product to everybody, his whole thing is based off of selling shit product."
Today, Zappos fired back—by offering up a real shit product for the rapper's (and your) browsing pleasure. Behold:
It's "the perfect gift for the man that has everything," Zappos boasts in the product description, linking to coverage of the spat and cheekily referencing Watch the Throne, West's 2011 collaboration with Jay Z:
Here at Zappos.com, we happily sell sh-t products to everybody! This is the throne, everyone has been watching. Whether you're #1 or #2, your clique will show no mercy, even in Paris.
Check back in a day or so; given West's propensity to respond to mockery in unsubtle ways, he'll have another say on the matter.
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