Kanye West and Jay Z have had a long partnership as friends and collaborators, so it took many by surprise when 'Ye seemed to throw some shade at Hov during a performance earlier this year. In one of his signature "streams of consciousness," Yeezy expressed his dislike for Jay's collaboration with Justin Timberlake, saying "I got love for Hov, but I aint fucking with that 'Suit & Tie.'"

While Timberlake has answered plenty of questions about the comment, 'Ye had yet to speak on the alleged diss, finally addressing it today in an interview with WKYS 93.9.

West revealed that he had spoken with Jay about his motivational speeches. "For me to do what I do, when I do my streams of consciousness, I have to get Jay Z's blessing in order to get my voice out there," he said.

Apparently, Hov is aware that 'Ye simply has to speak his mind sometimes. "He understands that this is my voice, and it's very necessary," said the rapper. "I'm not always gonna say the most agreeable thing, but this moment in time is sparking other dreams, and letting them know that awesome is possible"

Watch the interview below.