Politics or Publicity: Mixed Reactions to Kanye Bid for White House

Kanye West has generated attention and publicity with an announcement to run for president. While West is reportedly a billionaire, his corporation did receive a multimillion dollar PPP loan from the Trump Administration.

Is this a stunt to promote clothing lines or new music? Is there genuine support for the run? April Ryan speaks with Johnny Gill, who is West’s friend and colleague, and has a passionate message for Kanye.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

Kanye West answers questions from Sr. pastor Joel Osteen during the 11 am service at Lakewood Church Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)