Kanye West Premieres ‘Runaway’ in New York (PHOTOS)

808s & Heartbreak rapper Kanye West unveiled his epic 40-minute video “Runaway” at New York’s Landmark theater on Thursday night, drawing a crowd of the famous and the curious that included John Legend, new daddy Swizz Beatz and Charlotte Ronson.

During his introduction of the film, West once again broached the topic of the fallout he experienced in the wake of his infamous “I’ma let you finish” moment with Taylor Swift, recalling,

“After years of trying to make it happen… the next day I wake up and people are saying, ‘die n*gga die,’ only cause you tried to make a change. I lost my tour, I lost my clothing line, my mother passed…Even this film was shot down, but we’re rockstars—f*ck your opinion. My swag is so one hundred million trillion.”

Well, can’t argue with that. So you might as well hit up the photo gallery to check out Kanye’s New York “Runaway” premiere.