Kanye West deletes Trump tweets

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Cast your mind back to Trump Tower on 13 December 13 2016 – Donald Trump emerges in his lobby with Kanye West.

The then president-elect told reporters they were meeting as “just friends” – but the rapper was less chatty.

In a series of tweets Kanye then explained they had met to “discuss multicultural issues” – but those posts have now been deleted.

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He faced criticism for the meet, including from John Legend who described it as a “publicity stunt”.

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West has previously said he would run for president in 2020 and told an audience that if he had voted in November’s election he would have picked Donald Trump.

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At the gig in San Jose, some fans booed him and threw items on stage.

He also asked for people to “stop focusing on racism”, saying: “This world is racist, ok. Let’s stop being distracted to focus on that as much. We are in a racist country – period.”

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Meanwhile King Myers, who’s signed to West’s music label, has released Propaganda, an anti-Trump anthem.Kanye produced it, and it calls for the president to be impeached…how times have changed.

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