The 40-year-old comedian, who recently returned to the spotlight to promote upcoming stand-up dates at
He was listening to Jay Z's recently released Black Album with Common,
Chappelle said that West heard the shout-out and spoke up for the first time that day: "Stop the record and rewind that!"
When they were watching the edit for the Dave Chappelle Show episode, West responded to a phone call with his now-famous sense of self-regard.
"I'm watching sketches no one's seen before. Cuz my life is dope and I do dope sh**," West reportedly said.
The Kanye anecdotes starts at mark 4:03 in the video above.
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