Kanye West Debates Politics With T.I. On 'Ye vs. The People'
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Now it's all making sense. It seems Kanye's conservative antics serve a purpose for his next album.
After keeping the masses perplexed with his MAGA hats and expressions of love for his fellow "dragon energy" brethren Trump on social media, Kanye dropped his new single "Ye v. the People" ft. T.I. over the weekend, and it's an all-out musical political debate.
The official title names T.I. as a character who represents "the people" who questions Kanye's political and social beliefs.
Kanye: I know Obama was Heaven-sent / But ever since Trump won, it proved that I could be President.
T.I.: Yeah you can, at what cost though? / Don't that go against the teachings that 'Ye taught for?
Kanye: Yo, Tip, I hear your side and everybody talk, though / But ain't goin' against the grain everything I fought for?
T.I.: Prolly so, Ye, but where you tryna go with this?
It's some shit you just don't align with and don't go against
Kanye: See that's the problem with this damn nation / All Blacks gotta be Democrats, man, we ain't made it off the plantation.
T.I.: Fuck who you choose as your political party / You representin' dudes just seem crude and cold-hearted / With blatant disregard for the people who put you in position / Don't you feel an obligation to them?
It seems Kanye's intentions are to begin a dialogue.
Stream a snippet below and the entire song on Spotify.