West while addressing the crowd at Fast company innovation festival on Thursday, his plans to run for president in 2024 were received with laughter, which upset the star. West made this statement amidst Yeezy shoe designer Steven Smith. The two discussed how they were planning to expand the brand and offer manufacturing jobs to the state.
Then the west started to vocalize his political interests, which took the crowd by surprise. He said that the Yeezy shoe model would certainly lend a helping hand to Kanye when he runs for the president in the year 2024. DWest, while addressing the crowd, subtly said that “when I run for president in 2024.”
The group immediately as an instinct broke into laughter. Kanye West was, in fact, embarrassed and annoyed. He questioned, “what is y’all laughing at?”
Which made the crowd realize he was serious and laugh harder, West with a pretty annoyed, took a long pause. West has been mulling over his debut in politics for a while now, and his statements have altered through time, though. West originally stated that he would be running for president in 2020. In his speech, he reassured himself as well as the crowd saying, “there will be a time where I will be president.”
It also rumored that the rapper would change his name before stepping into the white house. West also has given us his vague manifesto, and he stated that he would “create so many jobs” the rapper added that he is not going to ‘run’ for president; he is going to ‘walk’ for it.
Kanye also articulated on black empowerment. Kanye said that he was a victim too, how he was criticized for merely speaking what he thought. He entered into this topic by quoting his dispute with Forbes, which refused to list him under billionaires in its rankings.