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Kanye West reaffirms support for Trump, says he will wear MAGA hat in all future performances

'Just so in 2019 you know where I stand'

Jack Shepherd
Wednesday 02 January 2019 10:15 GMT
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Kanye West has begun 2019 with a Donald Trump-related rant.

The rapper – whose support for the President was thought to have waned in recent weeks – took to Twitter to reaffirm his support for Trump, posting: “Trump all day... Just so in 2019 you know where I stand.”

West went on to post about wearing his Make America Great Again hat, writing on the social media platform: “From now on I’m performing with my mutherf**king hat on.”

“One of my favourite of many things about what the Trump hat represents to me is that people can’t tell me what to do because I’m black,” he continued.

The statement seemed to be a response to Pusha T’s comments from last month, when the Daytona rapper claimed that West “doesn’t wear” the hat anymore.

West also alluded once more to running for President in 2024, retweeting another social media user’s post, reading: “President Kanye West and First Lady Kim Kardashian West – Run that sh*t.”

The 41-year-old has come under fire from other artists for supporting Trump, with Snoop Dogg recently saying of West: "He acting a plum damn fool."

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