[Ed. – Betting odds are not yet out on his candidacy, but we’ll keep you posted.]
On Thursday, during a speaking engagement at Fast Company’s Innovation Festival in New York, Kanye West told those in attendance he was running for President in 2024.
As West spoke how he was going to run “for president in 2024, we are going to definitely–,” he was interrupted by laughter. That’s when the rapper snapped back, saying, “What y’all laughing at? He told everyone that he was serious.
West: “When I run for president in 2024, we would’ve created so many jobs that I’m not going to run, I’m going to walk. What they’re saying is Kanye’s crazy — one and three African Americans are in jail and all the celebrities are in jail also because they can’t say nothing because they’re so scared.”
Earlier, West even mentioned he might change his name to align with his new focus on Christianity. …