Kanye West doesn’t see any purpose why he can’t assist Donald Trump and Colin Kaepernick on the similar time – and he has the outfit to show it.
The 41-year-old rapper turned up at the New York office of The Fader rocking each a “redesigned” MAGA hat and a sweatshirt with the controversial soccer participant’s title printed throughout the chest on Thursday morning.
It’s an ensemble that most individuals wouldn’t dare put collectively, particularly for the reason that messages represented by each males run utterly counter to 1 one other.
Kaepernick rose to prominence in 2016 after he began kneeling through the nationwide anthem to protest racial injustice in America. Trump has referred to as any participant who kneels through the anthem a “son of a b-tch,” claiming that, opposite to what the gamers say, they’re really displaying disrespect for the American flag and people who have fought beneath it.
Regardless of, the animosity the 2 males, and their supporters, could have for each other, West hasn’t hidden his affection for both.
A lot has been made about his assist of “dragon vitality” brother Trump, however the rapper was additionally fast to applaud Nike for making Kaepernick the brand new face of their newest “Simply Do It” marketing campaign earlier this month.
“I stand for giving everybody a voice,” he tweeted. “Adidas giving me a voice and Nike giving Colin voice on a giant enterprise stage makes the world a extra superior place.”
In fact, Kanye instructed the gang on the journal that his hat, which he referred to as “the elephant within the room,” wasn’t simply any outdated MAGA hat. He redesigned it.
“Nevertheless it’s my hat, I redesigned it,” he said in a video posted to Twitter. “I modified the brim, I imply I modified the form proper right here and I put optimistic vitality into the hat.”
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