Mary Rose Corkery on July 5, 2020
Kanye West said he’s “running for president” on Saturday.
“We must realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” West wrote on Twitter Saturday.
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
— ye (@kanyewest) July 5, 2020
Tesla CEO Elon Musk endorsed the 42-year-old rapper’s potential presidential bid on Twitter.
“You have my full support!” Musk said.
You have my full support!
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 5, 2020
West’s newest music hits carry an ongoing religious theme. His most hit, “Wash Us In The Blood” is part of an upcoming album,”God’s Country.”
WASH US IN THE BLOOD
FROM THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM GOD'S COUNTRY
— ye (@kanyewest) June 29, 2020
The rapper has a history of supporting President Donald Trump and made a $2 million donation to the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery on June 4. West also donated to set up a college plan for George Floyd’s daughter, Gianna Floyd.