System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian says he “used to be very good friends” with rapper Kanye West.
That news comes out of an interview Odadjian did with the website PuraPhy in response to his connection with West’s estranged wife, Kim Kardashian, and her family. While it might not seem like System of a Down would have much in common with the Kardashians, the two parties have bonded over their shared Armenian ancestry.
“I know the Kardashians quite well,” Odadjian explains. “I used to be very good friends with Kanye. Though this was a few years ago now, I’ve been to their house a lot.”
Odadjian adds that Kim and company are “very cool, personable people.”
“In fact, when System of a Down was asked to play in Armenia in 2015, come to find out that Kanye had just played the same venue a week before we did,” he says. “Yeah, I like the Kardashians a lot.”
By Josh Johnson
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