President Donald Trump’s first two weeks in office have been met with fervent opposition, as protesters and courts take aim at his controversial travel ban and his staffers provide “alternative facts” about massacres that didn’t happen.
Despite having an unlikely supporter in Kanye West before the inauguration, it appears Trump can no longer call his former blond-haired brother as an ally. During a November 2016 performance, Kanye shocked the San Jose Saint Pablo Tour crowd by revealing he skipped out on the voting process but “would have” cast his ballot for Trump.
But now, Yeezy has seemingly backpedaled away from the support by deleting some of his previous tweets where he gave the reasoning behind his fandom, writing, “I feel it is important to have a direct line of communication with our future President if we truly want change.”
According to TMZ’s sources, Yeezy is “super unhappy” with Trump’s executive order signing spree and chose to distance himself as a result. For all the backlash his previous support got him, Kanye also wasn’t asked to perform at the presidential inauguration, which yielded considerably lower turnouts in comparison to previous swearing-ins.
Meanwhile in London, Drake was wrestling with the political news on his telly and decided to give the crowd a piece of his mind, which also involved looking down on Trump.
“For some reason in my room, they’ve got the TV set to CNN,” he told concertgoers at the O2 Arena. “Every day I wake up, I see all this bullshit going on in the world. People trying to tear us apart, people trying to make us turn against each other. So tonight, my proudest moment isn’t selling tickets or having people sing my songs, my proudest moment — if you take a look around in this room, you’ll see people of all races and all places.”
While he never mentioned Trump by name, the message was clear. “Show love, celebrate life, more life, and more music,” he continued. “If you ever thought for a second that any one man is gonna tear this world apart, you’re out of your muthafuckin’ mind. It’s on us to keep this shit together. Fuck that man.”
Drizzy’s moment of political clarity can be seen up above. It’s rare that the Canadian megastar ever injects himself into American politics but he did make headlines last summer when he released a statement regarding the killing of Alton Sterling, who was shot by police last July.