The rapper was less than amused after the talk-show show spoofed West's haughty BBC interview

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Apparently, imitation wasn’t the sincerest form of flattery for Kanye West.

In a colossal Twitter rant posted Thursday, the rapper blasted Jimmy Kimmel after the funnyman ran a video spoof on Jimmy Kimmel Live! earlier this week that ribbed West’s recent BBC interview, in which he boasted that he’s “the No. 1 rock star on the planet.”

West, 36, also cussed out Kimmel, 45, whom he trashed, among other things, as a “manipulative media motherf–.”

Kimmel, for his part, responded to the verbal melee in his opening monologue Thursday night, telling the audience that an hour before the show, he received a call from West demanding a public apology.

The host also claimed that during their phone chat, West told him, “I am the most powerful voice in media,” before delivering this warning: “You will never be able to show your face at a 14-year-old’s high school football game and be cool again.

But in true Kimmel fashion, the funnyman was able keep a sense of humor about it all.

“Finally, I’m in a rap feud,” he cracked. “I always wanted to be in a rap feud.”