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Kanye West celebrates what Trump 'represents': 'People can't tell me what to do because I'm black'

Jan 02, 2019 - The Washington Times

Kanye West might not be done with President Trump just yet.

The mercurial rapper took to Twitter on Tuesday to say he was still proud of his MAGA hat.

"One of my favorite 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 said.

One of my favorite 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

ye (@kanyewest) January 1, 2019

Mr. West was at the White House last October for a meeting with Mr. Trump, where he spoke glowingly of a man whom most black intellectuals and pundits loathe. After he also began to be embraced by black conservatives who tried to put an ideological spin on matters, Mr. West said he was abandoning party politics...