Kanye West's 1st presidential bid rally kicks off in South Carolina

Kanye West's 1st presidential bid rally kicks off in South Carolina

- Kanye West held his first rally on Sunday, 19 July in North Charleston, South Carolina, US

- The rapper promised everyone who has a baby $1 million if they vote for him to become the president of the US

- The musician, who was in tears, touched on a number of topics, including his business dealings and his pro-life stance

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Kanye West wants everyone who has a baby to get $1 million "or something in that range". Kanye was speaking at his first presidential campaign rally in North Charleston, South Carolina on Sunday, 19 July.

Sunday was the last day before the state's deadline to file signatures as an independent candidate. The rapper spoke shortly after 5pm at the Exquis Event Center rally.

The rapper is going up against President Donald Trump and presidential hopeful Joe Biden in his quest to become the second black president in the US.

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ABC News reports that Kanye's speech touched on a wide range of topics, from his battle with opioids to his business dealings with Adidas, before elaborating on his pro-life stance.

Kanye said that he thinks abortion should be legal, but that there should be more support for those who need it.

"The maximum increase would be everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars or something in that range."

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Kanye West's 1st presidential bid rally kicks off in South Carolina
Kanye West held his first presidential campaign rally in South Carolina. Image: @kimkardashian
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The publication also reports that Kanye expressed that marijuana "should be free" and took questions from the audience before the hour-long event ended.

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Kanye requires 10,000 signatures in South Carolina to get on the presidential ballot as an independent candidate. The state does not allow write-in candidates on the ballot.

In other news, YEN.com.gh reported that Mavis Ampah, the wife of veteran Ghanaian comedian, Kweku Sintim Misa (KSM) has worked with the world bank as the Lead ICT Policy Specialist until recently.

The popular comedian unveiled his rarely seen wife during a recent interview with Kokonsa that was sighted by YEN.com.gh on their YouTube channel.

KSM revealed that his wife is one of the most intelligent people he has ever met and he always goes to her for clarification on many things he does not understand.

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