This is not the first time the musician has talked about plans to participate in the presidential race. He did not specify in which year he intends to run for office and from which party, it is also unclear how serious the rap artist’s intentions are.
Rap artist Kanye West wrote on his Twitter that he plans to run for president of the United States.
“Now we must fulfill America’s hopes by trusting God, uniting our vision and building our future,” he said.
The musician did not explain in which year he intends to take part in the campaign, however, the hashtag “Vision 2020” was added to his publication. This year, the deadlines for registering candidates have already expired.
It is unclear how serious West’s intentions are. ABC News admits that his tweet may be related to the desire to advertise his new album, God’s Country, and the track from it Wash Us in the Blood, which was released earlier this week.
This is not the first time West has been talking about his intention to run for president. According to Forbes, he announced this in 2015 during a speech at the MTV Video Music Awards. Three years later, on a Chicago radio station Power 92.3 FM, the musician also said that he was considering running for office: “Yes. This is 100% possible. 2024 year. ” The rapper’s wife, model and TV presenter of the reality show Kim Kardashian , also allowed for the presidential election .
In 2016, West declared support for the incumbent head of state, Donald Trump, however, according to Forbes, over time, the musician changed his position. In October 2018, the rapper wrote on his Twitter that he was “used to distribute messages that he does not believe in.” West added that he is moving away from politics and intends to focus on creativity.
In April, Forbes recognized West as a billionaire, evaluating his fortune at $ 1.3 billion. The musician himself claimed that it exceeded $ 3 billion.
This year, the US presidential election will be held on November 3. The main rival of Republican Trump is a Democratic candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden.