West nods toward the scrap of paper with Marc Jacobs’ number. ‘That was put there for you to see,’ he says. ‘Marc Jacobs is my fashion idol because of the way he merges all worlds, the way he’s big in the hood and the head of the No. 1 fashion house in the world. For me, Jay-Z’s my big brother, but what he was to me in rap is what Marc Jacobs is to me in fashion, the feeling I get when I look at him is exactly what I got when I’d look at Jay-Z in the studio.’
Talk about being the ultimate groupie. Read the full article online here, and thanks again to Condé Nast for the heads-up. The March 2009 issue of Details Magazine hits newsstands 24 February 2009.