‘What a strange time to be alive’: Internet reacts to Kanye launching campaigns to run in the 2024 US presidential election
News of US rapper Kanye West’s 2024 presidential bid and campaigns for himself has left the internet in disbelief.
On November 25, 2022, the Twitter handle of Raw Alerts posted three promotional videos for the 45-year-old rapper’s campaign. The first of these videos stated that Adidas had frozen his bank accounts and sued him for $275 million in advertising fees.
The second video began with a snippet from Yeezy’s headquarters in Los Angeles, where Kanye “Ye” West discusses how he asked former President Donald Trump to be his vice president.
The third video featured a news segment of Tucker Carlson discussing West’s cancellation by the fashion industry and international media after he wore a “White Lives Matter” T-shirt during Paris Fashion Week. The video also contained footage of people criticizing Yi and calling him sick, but it ended with a Famous The rapper says people can’t control him.
Twitter was shocked by the reaction of netizens to Kanye West’s promotional videos
After Kanye West’s presidential campaign videos went viral, Twitter users were shocked as they found the idea that he was the president “ridiculous.” Many users couldn’t believe that after all this time and his antics, West is running for the 2024 presidential candidate. Meanwhile, others just wondered why he wasn’t doing what he’s best at, i.e. making music.