The rapper is reported to have informed his campaign team about his decision to pull out of the race.

There are reports that American rapper, Kanye West has dropped out of the 2020 presidential race.

New York Magazine, The Intelligencer exclusively reports that Kanye West’s quest to become the next President of the United States has been called off.

According to the report, Steve Kramer, an election strategist hired by West to focus on getting his name on the ballot in Florida and South Carolina, told the publication that ‘he’s out’ of the 2020 race.


Kanye West [Instagram/KanyeWe.st]

When asked further about the details of Kanye’s presidential end, Kramer said “I’ll let you know what I know once I get all our stuff cancelled.”

West’s campaign organisation already had a staff strength of about 180 people working in Florida before they decided to call off the effort.

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This latest development is coming weeks after the rapper had declared his intention to run for the Oval Office via Twitter.

There were speculations about the timing of the declaration as he had already missed every single state filing deadline for the two major parties and nearly all state primaries.