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Kanye West Gets Laughed At Over 2024 Presidential Aspirations, Hosts ‘Follow God’ Movie Event With Kim, A$AP Rocky, DJ Clue, Tyler the Creator & More!

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Kanye West is hella busy in NYC. More inside...

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Kanye West is making moves in the Big Apple.

Today, the Jesus Is King rapper sat on a panel at the Fast Company Innovation Festival alongside Mark Wilson to speak at the "Kanye West and Steven Smith in Conversation with Mark Wilson" event in NYC.

During the discussion, Ye doubled down on his 2024 presidential run while talking about his sneak line and bringing jobs back to the United States. However, the audience thought it was funny. Inc.com staff writer Kevin J. Ryan was live tweeting from the event and here’s what went down:

“When I run for president in 2024...” Audience laughs.

Kanye: “What are you laughing at?” Audience goes silent, Kanye stares for an uncomfortably long period of time.




Lord. Y'all know he wasn't feeling that ish.

Check it: 



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Later, the PABLO rapper - who has been trekking along on his newly found religious journey - said he's considering changing his name to Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West.




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Peep the full discussion below: 

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As the Wests continue to invade NYC, paparazzi and fans caught Ye and his wife Kim Kardashian West leaving their hotel room today.

Peep a clip of them leaving below:



Last night...

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The Yeezy/Kardashian machine was hard at work to promote Ye’s newest album, Jesus Is King. The Chi-town rapper reportedly rented out the Burberry store off 5th Avenue to host his “Follow God” music video premiere. The private screening of the new visuals brought out several of his celeb friends, including A$AP Rocky, Tyler the Creator, DJ Clue, Italian fashion designer Riccardo Tisci, and his wife Kim Kardashian West.

So check it, the Wests photogs sent a message to the paparazzi agencies that has us raising our eyebrows. The message was posted in bold, red print that reads: Absolutely No Negative Captions Or Stories.

Since when do they dictate what's being written? Interesting.




"Follow God" is directed by Jake Schreier and it was shot at his newly-purchased ranch in Wyoming. The video featured his reported $14 million Wyoming property, which is 4,500 acres, complete with donkeys and alpacas. His father Ray West even makes a cameo in the video.

Check out a preview below:






Before hitting up the music video premiere...

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The Wests attended WSJ Magazine's 2019 Innovator Awards held at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC. The couple presented designer Riccardo Tisci with this year’s Fashion Innovator Award.

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Watch Kanye & Kim present Riccardo his award below:



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Kim's momager Kris Jenner - who recently celebrated a birthday - and her boyfriend Corey Gamble were in the fashion mix.

Also at the event...

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Friends united! Rappers Tyler the Creator and A$AP Rocky were in the mix. Right after Rocky was released from a Swedish jail, Tyler was one of the first people Rocky hit up on Face time. 

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OK, Tyler. We see you.

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Comedian/actor Eddie Murphy took time from shooting the Coming 2 America sequel in Atlanta (at Tyler perry Studios) for some fashion fun.

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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld presented Eddie with Entertainment Innovator Award.

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Congrats Eddie!

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"POSE" star MJ Rodriguez showed some skin on the carpet.

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Music Video director Melina Matsoukas hit the carpet with fellow music video director Hype Williams.

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"The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah was all in the mix, snapping it up with everyone.

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And so was former NFL star-turned-football analyst Victor Cruz got suited and booted for the festivities.

Photos: Startraks/MEGA/Backgrid/Getty

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