Kanye West has once again been causing headlines with his latest tweeting spree. This time the artist/designer has doubled down on earlier comments in support of US President Donald Trump.
For a full run down of what he said go here. Long story short he tweeted a lot of support for the President including “You don’t have to agree with Trump, but the mob can’t make me not love him,”. Kim Kardashian West apparently felt a bit worried by this so he followed it up with another tweet saying “My wife just called me, and she wanted me to make this clear to everyone. I don’t agree with everything Trump does. I don’t agree 100% with anyone but myself.”
Naturally this became a big topic of conversation in the music industry with many of his peers weighing in. His wife responded by condemning those in the media who were reporting on his mental health through this.
Artists within the music industry – including past collaborators of Kanye West also weighed in. Chance The Rapper responded to West’s tweets and the backlash with a simple statement: “Black people don’t have to be democrats.”
Lupe Fiasco also responded, calling Trump a “terrible human being”, but stating he had no ill will towards West himself. A past collaborator of Kanye’s, he was also quick to point out the fact that Kanye is powerful enough that he can get the President’s attention.