Kanye West is considering changing his name

Kanye West is considering changing his name

Kanye West wants to legally change his name to include genius, billionaire, and Christian.

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It's been four years since West boldly declared that he would be running for president at the MTV Video Music Awards and the rapper still hasn't given up on his dream.

The Flashing Lights hitmaker had initially hoped to become the president of the United States of America by 2020, but is now aiming for 2024.

But there is one thing he might do before starting his presidential campaign - change his name.

The rapper's identity card could soon change from Kanye Omari West to Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West.

"When people say it’s crass to call yourself a billionaire, I say I might legally change my name to Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West for a year until y’all understand exactly what it is. It will be on the license plate," he said at Fast Company's Innovation Festival. 

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Kanye then told the audience he will be running for president in 2024. His comments, according to People, were met with laughter. 

"What y’all laughing at?... I’m not going to run, I’m going to walk. What they’re saying is Kanye’s crazy — one and three African Americans are in jail and all the celebrities are in jail also because they can’t say nothing because they’re so scared," he told the audience. 

The rapper also said that he would "create so many jobs".

Well, if Donald Trump can successfully run for president, anyone can.

Despite talk of a potential presidency, all Kanye's fans care about is his music.

His new album, Jesus Is King, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. The album is Kanye's ninth consecutive number one on the chart - a feat only achieved by Eminem. 

Every song on the Christian/gospel offering also made an appearance on the Hot 100. 

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