In between an array of tweets from a wedding Kanye West attended this weekend were two very curious tweets. One teases Watch the Throne 2 like it’s no big deal and another dabbles in the possible 2024 presidency of the United States of America.
That’s it – nothing more, nothing less.
Watch the Throne is the 2011 collaboration with Jay-Z and is mostly known for ‘Ni**as In Paris’, ‘No Church in the Wild’ and ‘Otis’.
Although, people didn’t actually think there’d ever be a sequel after the great rivalry between Apple and Jay’s Tidal streaming service. The tension appeared to be so bad West actually declared “there would never be a Watch the Throne 2″ during his 2016 Saint Pablo Tour.
— Bronco Henry (@TwerkDouglas) October 20, 2016
Beef aside, the studio album was wildly successful. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart and spent 62 weeks on it. The Rolling Stones, The Washington Post, and Time all ranked the album within their top three for 2011 and the album received two Grammy nominations in 2012 for Best Rap Album and Best Recording Package.
In 2018 alone, West has already unleashed a number of new projects including ye, ‘XTCY’ produced by DJ Clarke, and multiple collaborations like ‘Watch’ by Travis Scott, also featuring Lil Uzi Vert.
As for the other tweet.
Based on his past tweets, let’s go ahead and say this has something to do with West wanting to run for president.
Close friend John Legend did recently appear on The Dan Wootton Interview podcast and said West is “serious” about running.
“I’d guess he’d run as an independent, but he’s never told me anything about what party he ‘would run from’. But he’s said multiple times that he’s interested in running for president.
“I think he sees some aspects of himself in Trump and sees that Trump winning makes it feel like he could do it too”
You can listen to the podcast, HERE.
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