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Sounds Like Chance the Rapper Wants to Vote for Kanye West
Chance The Rapper has sent out a number of tweets supporting a Kanye West presidential run.
Kanye West tweeted out the song. And Chance publicly supported the tweet, saying "And yall out here tryna convince me to vote for Biden. Smfh."
\u201cAnd yall out here tryna convince me to vote for Biden. Smfh\u201d— Chance The Rapper (@Chance The Rapper) 1594646581
(For some context: Earlier in the month, Kanye West announced that he wants to run for president. He went into detail about what a campaign and Kanye West presidency would look like.)
Chance's tweet did not go well.
A twitter user named TylerCosta420 asked Chance about a potential Kanye west presidency taking away from the liberal votes, giving Donald Trump the presidency this fall.
\u201c@TylerCosta420 Everything I seen been more on the #anyonebutKanye side, but I understand the only vote for who I think can win politics\u201d— Chance The Rapper (@Chance The Rapper) 1594646581
The Chicago rapper asked his followers about a two-party system. In the past Chance has questioned a two-party system.
\u201c@YioneUmami Why tho? Is there a better choice?\u201d— Chance The Rapper (@Chance The Rapper) 1594647544
Chance then got what he was trying to get across, which is unease about supporting Joe Biden, who is the democratic nominee.
\u201cAre u more pro biden or anti ye and why? I get that you\u2019ll want to reply that you\u2019re just tryna \u201cget trump out\u201d but in this hypothetical scenario where you\u2019re replacing Trump, can someone explain why Joe Biden would be better??\u201d— Chance The Rapper (@Chance The Rapper) 1594648513
\u201cI finally got the answer now. I understand. Yall trust Biden more than yall trust Ye. I think I understand why, I just don\u2019t feel the same way.\u201d— Chance The Rapper (@Chance The Rapper) 1594649301
A user also asked Chance about Kanye West's public announcement that he was anti-vaccination. Chance responded by trying to offer some context, mentioning the Tuskegee Experiment in the process.
\u201c@MichaelScottPa2 @bloopthewhoop I\u2019m by no means an anti vaxxer but maybe if you educated yourself on black and brown peoples history of government vaccines and tests that were actually intentionally harmful, Start with the Tuskeegee Experiment. Not saying its happening today but may help u understand\u201d— Chance The Rapper (@Chance The Rapper) 1594649465
Chance also mentioned Kanye's platform — even though Kanye has not talked about all of these things publically.
\u201c@kimlesno Reparations. Prison Abolition. Universal Basic Housing. Education Reform. Universal Basic Income. There\u2019s more but ion work for folks so ill let him do his job. Just saying we been doing this thing the same way for a long time. Can a blck man get a chance\u201d— Chance The Rapper (@Chance The Rapper) 1594648513
The general consensus is that Kanye West could take away Black voters from Joe Biden — who has publically said that if you don't vote for him you're not Black — even if there isn't any polling out there that backs this up.
President Donald Trump has tweeted this theory himself. Responding to a tweet about Kanye taking votes from Biden, Trump said "This shouldn't be hard. Corrupt Joe has done nothing good for Black people!"