Kanye made the announcement on Saturday, July 4, via his official Twitter account.
He wrote: “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States! #2020VISION.”
West who had previously announced at the MTV VMAs in 2015, that he would be running for president in 2020.
“As you probably could have guessed by this moment, in 2020, I have decided to run for president,” he said.
In November 2019, during a speech at the Fast Company Innovation Festival, he started a conversation on his plan to run for president. “When I run for president in 2024″.
“I’m not going to run, I’m going to walk,” he said. “What they’re saying is Kanye’s crazy one and three African Americans are in jail and he announced he would be running in 2024.
When the audience laughed at his announcement, West replied, “What y’all laughing at? We would create so many jobs! I’m not going to run, I’m going to walk.”