Kanye West Drops Presidential Ambitions, On July 4, Kanye West tweeted that he was running for president.
It was treated as one of his epic pronouncements.
The tweet sparked a lot of opinion pieces, and even a question in an Oval Office
interview with Donald Trump.
But most people brushed it off. In a follow-up interview with Forbes, West pledged, if elected, to run
the White House like the nation of Wakanda from Black Panther.
Kanye West Drops Presidential Ambitions, On Tuesday (14 July), Steve Kramer,
a member of West’s campaign team, told Intelligencer that after amassing a 180-strong campaign
team in Florida, the rapper would allegedly no longer be contesting the election.
“He’s out,” Kramer said, telling the publication that he was in the process of getting
“all our stuff canceled”. He later added: “I have nothing good or bad to say about Kanye…
According to the report, West had attempted to get his name on the ballot as a third-party candidate,
but needed to collect 132,781 signatures by Wednesday (15 July) to be eligible to run in Florida.