- American rapper Jay Z may be joining colleague Kanye West in his bid to become US president
- West recently disclosed that he reached out to the business mogul to become his running mate
- However, the rapper has yet to disclose if Jay-Z has responded to his invitation
Controversial American rapper Kanye West is headstrong in his dream to become the next president of the USA and it appears the rap star is also open to the idea of bringing a colleague and friend on the way.
According to reports by Independent, the Yeezy brand owner claimed that he recently reached out to fellow rapper and business mogul, Jay-Z, to join him on the US presidential race.
West was reported to have asked Jay-Z to join his presidential ticket and run as his vice-president. The same media outlet reported that the rapper made the disclosure during an appearance on Kris Kraylin’s radio show on Sunday, 19 July.
West said he had considered his friend Jay-Z, Jade Simmons and Micheal Tidball, who is a Christian pastor from Wyoming, to become his second-in-command.
He was quoted to have said:
“We have Michelle Tidball, who is a Christian pastor out of Wyoming, who is my running mate. But she would be open to taking another position if we found another running mate.”
Sharing more information about why Jay-Z crossed his mind as a running mate, West, who described his friend as his ‘ favourite candidate’, said he was inspired to make the decision after he realised that the initials of Jay-Z’s real name, Sean Carter, were the same as South Carolina, where he held his first rally.
However, even if West initiated reaching out to Jay-Z, he did not disclose if his old friend agreed to his request to join him in running the USA if he won the election.
Still in a related story about the Ye Crooner, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that he caused a stir on social media after coming out to say that his wife, Kim Kardashian-West, attempted to have him locked up.
Kanye in the Twitter rant also went after Kardashian momager, Kris Jenner, as he warned her to stay away from his children.
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