Yeezy has spoken. Days after saying his White Home bid, Kanye West mentioned every little thing from his political ambitions to the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccinations in an explosive new interview.
Whereas talking with Forbes, the rapper, 43, admitted that, regardless of his sudden curiosity in working for workplace, he has by no means voted in his life. Actually, he was not even a registered voter till Monday, July 6.
“The explanation why that is the primary day I registered to vote is as a result of I used to be scared,” West mentioned over what the journal described as “4 rambling hours” of cellphone interviews from his ranch close to Cody, Wyoming, on Tuesday, July 7. “I used to be informed that if I voted on [Donald] Trump my music profession could be over. I used to be threatened into being in a single social gathering. I used to be threatened as a celeb into being in a single social gathering. I used to be threatened as a Black man into the Democratic social gathering.”
The sneaker designer tweeted on Saturday, July 4, that he’s “working for president of america” in 2020. Nevertheless, with solely 4 months till Election Day, he has but to formally file marketing campaign paperwork.
With that mentioned, West has a plan in thoughts. He famous to Forbes that he has the help of his spouse, Kim Kardashian, and tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, each of whom tweeted help for him on Saturday.
“We’ve been speaking about this for years,” he mentioned of the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, 49. “I proposed to him to be the pinnacle of our area program.”
And whereas West’s sudden political enterprise has raised many a eyebrows, he denied that it’s a publicity stunt for his upcoming album, God’s Nation. (The lead single, “Wash Us within the Blood” that includes Travis Scott, dropped on June 30.)
“I give my album away without cost,” the billionaire insisted.
Scroll down for 5 revelations from West’s interview with Forbes.