After announcing that he will run for President in 2020, Kanye West spoke with Forbes where he revealed the political party he has chosen to side with. The Birthday Party.
According to West he is no longer siding with Donald Trump, as he will follow his own path. As well as creating his own political party, which he is calling the “Birthday Party”.
Kanye still has love for Trump, as he referred to the President as “special” in the Forbes interview. Biden – well not so much. And what about the democrats? West believes it is the Democrats who are pushing the idea that West is running to help Trump win in 2020, by splitting the votes. “All of that information is being charged up on social media platforms by Democrats.” If Trump wasn’t running for re-election, Kanye says he would represent the Republican party.
Many have voiced out their opinions about Kanye West decision to run. Oscar winner Jamie Foxx called West’s decision as Bs. Watch: Jamie Foxx Thinks Kanye West’s Presidential Run Is Bullsh*t. But for Kanye West and his Birthday Party, this was a dream of his since 2015.
“I write raps in the shower. It hit me to say, ‘you’re going to run for president’ and I started laughing hysterically, I was like this is the best, I’m going to go out there and they’re going to think I’m going to do these songs and do this for entertainment, how rigged awards shows are, and then say I’m president. And I just laughed in the shower, I don’t know for how long, but that’s the moment it hit me,” Kanye told Forbes.
Kanye West also announced his running mate for the “Birthday Party”. A preacher from Wyoming by the name of Michelle Tidball.
West strongly believes he will win, stating he will treat like anything else he purses in life. To win. Problem is he is too late to file as an independent candidate in four states. North Carolina, Texas, New Mexico, and Indiana. Also, as of this writing West has not been registered with the Federal Election Committee.
View the full interview with Forbes here.