Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, record producer, fashion designer and a Presidential Candidate of the Independent party in the 2020 Presidential election. The musician is well known for his marriage to reality tv show actress and fashion designer Kim Kardashian West.
Kanye West is a very well-known rapper with 9 studio albums, 2 live albums, 3 compilation albums and 1 video album. West has earned nearly two dozen Grammy Awards and has 33,110,641 monthly listeners on Spotify.
West received about 60,000 votes in this year’s presidential election. The rapper also made it very clear that he is a first-time voter and that he voted for himself posting a photo of his ballot on Twitter.
In 2015, the rapper announced that he would in fact be running for president in 2020. Since then, it has become a recurring joke throughout Gen Z on social media. #Kanye2020 has been a periodically trending hashtag since 2016.
West gained votes this election but not enough. Instead of quitting, he came up with a new plan. Kanye West announced that he would be running for President again in 2024 at 4:04 am EST on November 4th, 2020. This caused an uproar from fans everywhere insisting that the rapper ‘just let it go’ or ‘give it up already.’