Q&A: One Of Kanye West's Models On Being Asked To Play a 'Starving Refugee'

Q&A: One Of Kanye West's Models On Being Asked To Play a 'Starving Refugee'

FUSE TV - Q&A: One Of Kanye West's Models On Being Asked To Play a 'Starving Refugee'

Depending on your interests, you could've walked into Kanye West's sold-out Madison Square Garden event yesterday (or hit the Tidal livestream) looking forward to a fashion show or an album premiere party. But the two were masterfully intertwined; a couple minutes after 'Ye pushed play on The Life of Pablo, an immense beige sheet was lifted to reveal something like 1,000 models decked out in the Yeezy Season 3 Adidas collection.

Fuse was at the show, and we tracked one of the models—a Brooklyn native and St. Francis College senior who was selected from an open casting call—to talk about the experience. Ashley, who requested we only use her first name, spoke about Kanye's refugee-vibe vision, what the atmosphere under the sheet was like and the fascinating, contradictory, spectacularly precise performance rules, embedded below.

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