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‘We Need Another Black Man In Office’: Nick Cannon Suggests Kanye West Has His Vote In the Presidential Election

Following a heated three and a half years under the Donald J. Trump administration, actor Nick Cannon says it’s time for another Black president, which is why the 39-year-old seemingly is throwing his support behind rapper Kanye West.

When asked by TMZ paparazzi about West’s presidential bid on Aug. 8, the “Wild ‘N Out” host revealed that he would be voting for the rapper in the upcoming presidential election, saying he would love to see another African-American in the Oval Office. “I love it,” Cannon replied, perhaps facetiously. “We need another Black man in office.”

However, when the outlet pointed out that voting for West would basically be a vote for Trump, Cannon responded, saying, “You never know, man. Stranger things have happened in 2020.”

West’s journey to the White House hasn’t been smooth thus far. As a result of missing several essential application deadlines, the rapper’s name may not appear on many state ballots.

It also seems unlikely that the “Jesus Walks” rapper will even appear on his home state of Illinois’ ballot either. On Friday, Aug. 7, the Chicago Tribune reported that West’s name most likely will not appear on the Illinois general election ballot because he didn’t obtain the 2,500 valid signatures from state voters, which is required for independent candidates wanting to get on the ballot.

West reportedly filed 3,218 signatures, but a state elections official later ruled that around 60 percent of those signatures weren’t authentic. As of now, the rapper has until Aug. 21 to challenge those findings and prove the validity of those signatures.

On July 4, the Grammy Award winner shared a tweet announcing his entry in 2020 presidential race. “We must now realize the promise of America by trust God, unifying our vision, and building our future,” West wrote. “I am running for president of the United States! #2020VISION.”

Yet, it wasn’t the first time West has expressed his presidential aspirations. While accepting his Vanguard Award at the 2015 Video Music Awards. “We are gonna teach our kids that they can be something. We’re gonna teach our kids that they can stand up for themselves. We’re gonna teach our kids to believe in themselves. If my grandfather was here right now, he would not let me back down,” the rapper expressed. He added, “I don’t know what I’m finna lose after this, it doesn’t matter though, because it ain’t about me. It’s about ideas, bro, new ideas. People with ideas. People who believe in truth. And yes, as you probably could have guessed by this moment, I have decided in 2020 to run for president.”

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7 thoughts on “‘We Need Another Black Man In Office’: Nick Cannon Suggests Kanye West Has His Vote In the Presidential Election

  1. Bettie says:

    They are both CRAZY

  2. Monica Grice says:

    You got to be crazy like Kanye if you believe he should hold the highest office in the land. We finna get rid of the one thats in tjere now

  3. Rick says:

    You better check it out this guy is by-polar.

  4. Myrtle says:

    Instead Of Running For Pres What About Helping Black Elders Disabled Senior Citizens” Financially With Disabilities ! That Would Be Nice Because The Republicans Are Ready To Hang You Out To Dry In This Corrupt Government & World System Of High Profile Conspirators & Crooks ! You Can Start With Charity” Love Human Needs Donation’s With Me & My Disabled Husband l Take Care Of & Wo Were Robbed Of Our Property & Clothing ln Our Home By A Contractor & His Worker He Brought To Do Repairs ln Our Home & He Brought To Help Him Plot & Steal & Rob Us & Police Dept & Law Enforcement & Dist. Atty. Still Haven’t Made A Case & We Are Still Fighting For Justice” & Desperately Need Financial Assistance. And Foster Children : Abused Women & Children ln Shelters” Need Your Help To As Black’s & Black Senior Citizens Would Be Much Appreciated. This World System Is Fixed & Only God Can Change Things. Black’s Can Only Do As Much As TheyAre Allowed Because Of Evil Spirits” PRINCIPALITIES” Powers” The Rulers Of Darkness Of This World” Spiritual Wickedness ln High Places” Manipulating CONTROLLING Witchcraft & Warlock Spirits ! Seek The Lord & Continue To Be A Blessing To Your Wife & Children. God Bless You.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Nick is a dumbass just like Kanye

  6. Shirley Muhammad says:

    OMG he is 39 years old😞
    No wonder the noise. They crucify most of our Black leader by their 40th birthday known and unknown.
    Dear God please wrap your grace and protection around him.

  7. Gertha Giles says:

    Why waste the time and money.
    America has what she deserves.

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