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On Tuesday rapper and record producer Kanye West tweeted that he was done with politics and that he feels ‘used’.
My eyes are now wide open and now realize I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in. I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative !!!
— ye (@kanyewest) October 30, 2018
West has been a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump over the past few months and has used his unique position as a Black supporter of the president to urge people of color to sign onto the Trump agenda — something the president desperately needs as his approval rating among African-Americans is dismally low and by some polls – in single digits.