Inside Kanye West’s plans to transform Amish Country into a dark futuristic hellscape.
Obsession with Amish Values
Kanye West is no stranger to grandiose plans and ambitious projects. In the past, he’s proposed building an “amphibious army” to take over America, hinted at running for president, and even floated the idea of creating his own city.
His latest obsession? Transforming Amish country into a high-fashion destination and tourist experience.
It all started in 2016 when Kanye visited an Amish community in Pennsylvania. He was reportedly so impressed with their simple way of life that he started to integrate some of their values into his own life. He began wearing more conservative clothing, eschewing technology, and even growing a beard.
It wasn’t until 2018 that Kanye really started to delve deep into Amish culture. That’s when he announced his plans to build a “self-sustaining” Amish Country community of the future.
“I’m already a creative genius. Now I’m going to be one of the biggest real estate developers of all time, what Howard Hughes was to aircraft and Henry Ford was to cars,” Kanye said in an interview with Forbes. “I’m going to be the bridge to where the world can be saved by design, technology, and discipline.”
Kanye’s Dystopian Vision
Kanye’s plans for Amish Country are both ambitious and disturbing. He wants to build a “utopian” city for people that is self-sustaining and completely off the grid. Everything will be black-owned and operated.
To do this, he envisions a city where everyone lives in harmony with nature. There would be no cars or pollution, and all of the buildings would be made out of sustainable materials.
However, there is a dark side to Kanye’s plans. He also wants to create a “futuristic” Amish Country where creativity and discipline meet, one that is heavily guarded, monitored, and controlled. There would be security cameras everywhere, and residents and guests would wear special fashion monitoring devices.
In other words, it would be a dystopian nightmare disguised as a utopia. And it’s not hard to see why many people are concerned about Kanye’s plans.
Horse-Drawn Military Fashion Parades
Kanye’s Amish Country would be a far cry from the idyllic farmlands in Pennsylvania.
If his plans come to fruition, it would be a dark and oppressive place where residents and guests are forced to conform to a very specific way of life. Imagine a Yeezy factory tour where you’re compelled to work for your food or a hotel eerily similar to a concentration camp where you sleep in white caskets.
There will be horse-drawn fashion parades, sweatshops, and strict dress codes.
One of the most disturbing aspects of Kanye’s vision for Amish Country is his plans for military-style fashion parades reminiscent of North Korea.
These parades would feature models who are chained and caged, wielding weapons or marching like soldiers. Electrified barriers would line the roads, and loud alarms would blare across the landscape.
It’s hard to imagine anything more dystopian than that.
Sweat Shops and Strict Dress Codes
He also wants to create sweatshops where people can work long hours for little pay. The conditions in these sweatshops will be dismal, and the workers would be forced to listen to Kanye’s music backward 24 hours a day while urinating in fabric buckets.
And in true Kanye fashion, he also wants to impose a strict dress code. All residents must wear traditional Amish clothing, even if they don’t practice the Amish faith.
However, the dress codes would have a twist: fashion requirements would change daily and revolve around different themes.
The Amish Community is Not Happy
The Amish community is not happy about Kanye’s plans. They have accused him of “stealing” their culture and values and fear that his community will ruin their way of life.
“He’s taking our culture and using it to further his agenda,” an Amish farmer told The Guardian. “It’s not right.”
“We don’t want anything to do with it,” another Amish man said. “It goes against everything we believe in.”
Kanye is clearly not welcome in Amish Country. But that doesn’t seem to be deterring him from his plans. He seems more determined than ever to build his dystopian city.
People Embrace Kanye’s Amish Lifestyle
Some fans have begun to follow Kanye’s lead and embrace both Amish culture and his vision for a black-owned community and tourist destination. Like the Amish, they value simplicity, hard work, and living close to nature.
However, they’ve also put their spin on Amish culture. For example, they’ve started to create Amish streetwear that combines traditional Amish clothing with modern hip-hop style.
Some people have criticized this group for “appropriating” Amish culture. But they argue that they’re simply creating their version of Amish culture that is more inclusive and diverse.
“We’re not trying to be the Amish,” one black Amish man told The New York Times. “We’re just trying to create our own thing.”
Instead of shunning all technology, many are using cell phones and laptops to recruit new members and create content for platforms like TikTok and YouTube.
Kanye Wants His Amish “Anti-Disneyworld” to Transform Culture
Kanye’s ultimate goal is to build an Amish Disneyland- or anti-Disneyland- where people can come and experience his vision for the future. He wants it to be a place where people can learn about sustainable living, off-grid living, and other Amish values. However, there is no doubt that Kanye’s vision contains totalitarian vibes.
“I want people to experience a new way of living,” Kanye said in an interview with Forbes. “I want them to see that it’s possible. And then I want them to transform the culture.”
Whether or not Kanye can achieve his goals remains to be seen. But one thing is for sure: he’s not afraid to think outside the box – even if that means building his own dystopian city.
“It will be like Disneyland; only you’ll achieve happiness through my instruction and creativity,” Kanye said in an interview with Forbes.
Some have accused Kanye of trying to create a cult. And it’s not hard to see why. His plans for an Amish Disneyland are eerily similar to the type of indoctrination that takes place in cults.
But whether or not you believe Kanye is a cult leader, there’s no denying that his plans for Amish Country are both ambitious and disturbing.
Time Will Tell
Only time will tell if he’ll be able to achieve his goals.
Kanye West’s obsession with Amish culture is both bizarre and troubling. On the one hand, he wants to build a sustainable city that is in harmony with nature. But on the other hand, he also wants to create a dystopian nightmare where everyone is monitored and controlled.
It’s still unclear what will happen with Kanye’s plans for Amish Country. Amish people are not happy, but some of Kanye’s fanbase and members of the black community seem to be on board for something different.
What do you think of Kanye’s plans? Do you think he’s trying to create a cult? Or do you think he’s just trying to build a sustainable city? Let us know in the comments below.