First a pandemic, then killer bees, now Kanye West has announced a presidential 2020 bid.
After releasing his recent album God’s Country, West has announced that he is officially going to enter the world of politics. “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future,” Yeezy writes on Twitter before officially announcing he’s running.
Check out the announcement in full below.
We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States 🇺🇸! #2020VISION
— ye (@kanyewest) July 5, 2020
There’s just one issue: West has not yet officially filed as a presidential candidate with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC). According to BBC News, there’s a filing in 2015 for a Green Party candidate under the name “Kanye Deez Nutz West,” who has raised a whopping $0 to date.