Kanye (Ye) West’s Plans to finish video in Africa Gets Backlash from African Social Media Users

Kanye West revealed his plans of finalizing his delayed album, ‘Yandhi’, that was not released as planned on September 29, somewhere in Africa.

Kanye announced a name change to Ye on Twitter last Saturday. He twitted: :The being formally [sic] known as Kanye West. I am YE.”

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Kanye said “We’re going to Africa in two weeks to record. I felt this energy when I was in Chicago, I felt the roots. But we have to go to what is known as Africa. I need to go, I need to find out what it’s really called. Just grab the soil and be and cook food, five meals a day so the metabolism stays up, have my kids in the studio, and have the mic in the open so you can hear nature while we’re recording.”

A tweet from his wife says the new release date will coincide with Black Friday, that’s November 23.

The replies from social media users in Africa showed Kanye wasn’t welcome. This came after BBC published West will record his new album in Africa on their Facebook Page.

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However, it still not known which country in Africa he will be visiting. But one user gave Kanye some geography lessons:

A representative of “Wakanda” denied his visa application.

South Africa wasn’t left out. The spokesperson told Ye they are still cleaning Zuma’s mess, so it’s not time for visits.

However, some had soft words for him.

West made some comments about abolishing the 13th Amendment which didn’t go well with many Africans. He however said “Abolish was the wrong language.” “I mis-spoke by saying abolish. Amend is the right language… What’s beautiful about our Constitution is we can amend it,” he continued.

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