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Everyone knows about Kanye West and his temper, so this newly-released audio of his meltdown at "Saturday Night Live" shouldn't be too much of a shocker.

Page Six shared an exclusive audio clip of the hip hop heavyweight on Wednesday afternoon (February 17), where the MC is overheard swearing about a production alteration to his set and calling Taylor Swift a "fake ass."

At another point in the audio, he can be heard saying, "Are they f*cking crazy? Bro by 50 percent [I am more influential than] Stanley Kubrick, Picasso, Apostle Paul, f*ckg Picasso and Escobar. By 50 percent more influential than any other human being. Don’t f*k with me. Don’t f*k with me. Don’t f*k with me. By 50 percent dead or alive, by 50 percent for the next 1,000 years. Stanley Kubrick, ‘Ye." 

TMZ reported that the rant started because "producers removed almost half of Kanye's set for aesthetics. Kanye'd been rehearsing on the larger set all day, so he was definitely pissed."

Take a listen to Kanye West's "SNL" meltdown below!

** Warning: The following content contains EXPLICIT language. **

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