Every Thing You Need To Know About Kanye West President Run

Leela Adwani |Jul 06, 2020

Get a big picture of Kanye West's presidential campaign. Here is everything you need to know!

Rapper and business mogul Kanye West announced he is running for US president in the 2020 election on Saturday (local time). He is posing a challenge to go head-to-head with Donald Trump by throwing his hat into the ring on Twitter. It goes without saying the keyword Kanye West President is taking the Internet by storm.

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Kanye West declared he is running for president

Fact check on Kanye West president run

Below is a big picture of Kanye West's presidential campaign.

Kanye West Official Statement

West took to his Twitter handle to declare his presidential run, the musician wrote,

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States! #2020VISION.”

As soon as the tweet was published, it immediately got great support from his fans. Not just this, he also garnered the notable endorsement from Tesla CEO Elon Musk who was earlier photographed with Kanye West. The billionaire replied his tweet by saying “You have my full support.”

One more high-profile endorsement for Kanye West President is from his wife, Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Kim Kardashian West. She could be seen retweeting his announcement with a flag emoji of America.

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He got the high-profile supports from his wife and Elon Musk

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What did he actually do?

The 2020 election is only four months away now and that means West needs to register himself in the Federal Election Commission and collect enough the number of signatures to get on the ballot which will take place in November this year.

However, he has already missed the deadline in several states to file as an independent candidate. To be more specific, reports have it that West is yet to file any paperwork to get on election ballots. The states that he has missed the deadline include Texas, Indiana, and New York. Kanye West president run can be affected, according to some reports.

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He missed the key deadlines in three states

Speculations are still rife of the seriousness of West’s intention in his presidential run this time around. However, according to Ballotpedia, he still has enough time to file in many states.

On 5 September 2015, West, for the first time, publicly announced that he would run for Kanye West President in the year 2020 at the MTV Video Music Awards. In fact, in the 2016 election of Donald Trump, he was also one of the supporters of President Trump.

Political positions

Even though West had come out in support and showed his admiration for Trump for years. However, he has recently diverged from the President over the Black Lives Matter movement. He also joined the crowd to protest against racial justice and police brutality.

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He was one of the protestors

The rapper also donated $2 million as a way to support the families of late George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmad Arbery who were killed in the incidents with the cops and citizens.

Is there any other intention?

The fact is that the Kanye West president Twitter announcement came after the rapper teased an excerpt from his new song “Wash Us in the Blood”. He also announced his plans to release his new album titled “God’s Country.” West hasn’t had any new music since last Christmas and no prize for guessing, this project will mark his comeback.

Depending on the fact that he hasn’t shown any new action for his presidential run, many alleged that it’s a way to promote his new album.

Meanwhile, another theory is also being developed. The Kanye West president declaration was instantly met with so much skepticism on social media. Some commentators also pointed out that it might work out in Donald Trump’s favor.

 Kanye West’s fortune

Born on June 8, 1977, Kanye West president is a renowned American rapper, songwriter, singer, composer, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. He is one of the best-selling music artists of the world with more than 140 million records sold worldwide. The rapper has also won 21 Grammy Awards that made him become one of the most awarded artists of all time.

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His net worth is truly mind-blowing

2013 witnessed the legendary collaboration between Kanye West and Adidas with the Yeezy brand. In April 2020, he was officially declared a billionaire and the majority of his $1.3 billion fortune comes from Yeezy. According to Forbes, he also owns $21 million in real estate, a $3.8 million car collection.

Meanwhile, his wife, Kim Kardashian West who is also a superstar is estimated to be worth $900 million, according to a report from Forbes. Following her sister Kylie Jenner’s footstep to sell a 20-percent state of her KKW Beauty line, her net worth jumped well under $50 million.

Is Kanye West worth more than President Donald Trump?

Even though Forbes valued West’s wealth as $1.3 billion, reports have it that he has valued his wealth at $3.3 billion.

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Wait until November, we will know the result

Meanwhile, Donald Trump is the first billionaire president in the history of the United States. As of 2020, his wealth is estimated to be $2.1 billion by Forbes. The business magazine reported that his wealth was $3.1 billion but had decreased by $1 billion because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

We don’t know whether can call Kanye West president in the next four months or not but in this presidential run, don’t take him lightly.

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