Kanye West doesn't speak about his mother too much, so it came as a surprise the "All Day" emcee opened up about his late mother even going as far as blaming himself for her death.

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"If I had never moved to L.A. she'd be alive," the 38 year old said during an interview.

In November 2007, Donda West, an English professor, suddenly passed away due to complications following plastic surgery.  During an interview with Q magazine, West acknowledged that the biggest sacrifice he's made for his success was her passing.

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"I don't want to go far into it because it will bring me to tears."