Hip-Hop Has A Lot To Say About Kanye West's Bromance With Donald Trump

Hip-Hop Has A Lot To Say About Kanye West's Bromance With Donald Trump

A reported list of every celebrity who’s unfollowed him on social media has also surfaced.

Published April 26, 2018

Kanye West’s internet-sweeping tweets declaring his new “free-thinking” disposition placed Twitter and the rest of the digital universe at odds on Wednesday (April 25).

Things seemed to be off to a rocky start from the very beginning when the GOOD Music founder revealing that he’d parted ways with his longtime manager Scooter Braun. He then went on to champion his Yeezy shoe brand that he claimed deems him the “single highest paid person in footwear,” even over Michael Jordan’s sneaker empire. When he segued into his opinions on Trump, who he called his brother, however, his string of tweets turned for the worse.

“We are both dragon energy,” he said of the celebrity-in-office. “He is my brother. I love everyone. I don’t agree with everything anyone does.”

His sentiments were a bit unsettling for some, but not as much of the photo he posted of himself rocking the infamous symbol of Trump’s presidential tagline: a red “Make America Great Again” cap. He also had it signed by Trump himself, and received a cosign from the White House occupant himself via a retweet: “Thank you Kanye, very cool!”  

Still, some of Yeezy’s closest industry mates stuck by his side amid the uproar, such as his fellow Chicago-native Chance the Rapper and Jermaine Dupri. But others have reportedly hit the unfollow button on him and are screaming, “Wake up, Mr. West!”

See who weighed in on yet another ‘Ye controversy below.

  1. Snoop Dogg

    Get out. Now

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  2. Chance the Rapper
  3. Jermaine Dupri
  4. Janelle Monaé
  5. Smino
  6. Ebro Darden
  7. J. Cole
  8. John Legend
  9. Jaden Smith
  10. Ice-T
  11. Frank Ocean...who reminded us all of a simpler 'Ye time...

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  12. Macy Gray

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  13. Azealia Banks

    No @kimkardashian Kanye is not ahead of his time. I said alllll of these things during the election. I had an actual reason for it. Never once did I call trump a good person or say he deserves “love”. Y’all are aggravating the black people at the expense of dragging their outrage into more clicks/streams etc for whatever Kanye is about to drop. Outrage is internet engagement algorithm 101, y’all are not slick. Nothing at all profound, necessary or eloquent about anything your husband says. I wish you would make him read a book cover to cover before you send that black man into a world of white people with such base level theories as well as his very limited vernacular as pertaining to any of the pseudo-intellectual things he tries to say. Kanye will never be the president and you will never ever be the First Lady. Give it up sis.

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Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photos from left: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic, Kanye West/Twitter, Prince Williams/WireImage)


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