Kanye West has had plans to run for president in 2024 for the reason that 2016 election. Whilst early as 2015, he stated he wished to run for president in 2020, however after Trump’s win in November 2016, West determined to maneuver the chains down a pair years. “Rappers are philosophers of our now, celebrities are the influencers of our now, simply have a look at the president,” he stated on the time. “[Trump] wasn’t in politics and gained.”
He reaffirmed his intent to run in 2024 final September in a radio interview with Energy 92 Chicago’s DJ Pharris. “If I resolve to do it, it will likely be performed, I’m not going to strive,” he stated.
Extra not too long ago, he reaffirmed his intent once more talking at Quick Firm’s Innovation Pageant this week, however was met with laughter from the gang. “Once I run for president in 2024 —” West stated, to laughter from the viewers. “What y’all laughing at?”
Earlier than this, although, he informed the gang he was pondering of adjusting his identify — only for a yr. “When individuals say it’s crass to name your self a billionaire, I say I would legally change my identify to Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West for a yr till y’all perceive precisely what it’s,” he stated. “It will likely be on the license plate.”
President Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West.
Let that marinate for a bit.
The remainder of Kanye’s time on stage diversified in matter from designers, the black demographic, and shifting the Yeezy firm headquarters to Cody, Wyoming.