American rapper Kanye West, mired in a series of controversies, has suggested that he would be a candidate for the presidential election of 2024 and claimed to have offered Donald Trump to be his running mate. The artist, who calls himself Ye, posted a series of videos on his Twitter account on the night of Thursday November 24 to Friday November 25, accompanied by the logo “Ye 24”.
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In one, the 45-year-old rapper reminisces about a conversation he had with former President Donald Trump, who himself announced his candidacy for the 2024 US election.
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“I asked him to be my vice-president”says Ye, recalling that he was “someone who adores Donald Trump”. He assures that the former president has “started yelling at him”.
The rapper had already embarked on an unlikely 2020 US election bid, garnering just 70,000 votes.
The 45th President of the United States confirmed on Friday having dined with the rap star at his Florida residence, but assured that the meal was ” fast “ and ” without history “.
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At the heart of a series of controversies, Ye has been heavily criticized in recent weeks for wearing a t-shirt hijacking the anti-racism slogan “Black Lives Matter” and for posting comments on Instagram and Twitter denounced as anti-Semitic.
His former partner Adidas also announced on Thursday the opening of an investigation after employees of the group accused the rapper of inappropriate sexual behavior and intimidation.