Kanye West Wants To Help Uganda Thrive Like Wakanda In ‘Black Panther’

Kanye West and Ugandan Minister of State for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda holding a Ugandan flag

Kanye West and Ugandan Minister of State for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda holding a Ugandan flag

There was also speculation that the Ugandan government was funding the trip under the guise of promoting Uganda as a tourism destination.

Rap megastar West is in the east African nation to finish recording his ninth studio album "Yandhi", which was meant to drop two weeks ago, until his surprise decision to go and record in Africa to "feel the energy".

Kanye West took a trip to meet with the president of Uganda after his freakish appearance at the White House where he had lunch with President Donald Trump and went on a lengthy impromptu rant in the Oval Office.

Singer, Maleek Berry is in Uganda and there are unconfirmed reports that he is likely to work with United States rapper, Kanye West.

Kanye Meets President Museveni at State House

Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has hit out at Kanye West for meeting President Yoweri Museveni.

And while Kanye was gifting the country's leader with a pair of his iconic Yeezy trainers, Museveni is said to have asked Kim the question we've all been dying to know the answer of. Recently, the musician visited Atiku Abubakar who is the presidential candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The benefits to Uganda could come in the form of "military training, arms, and development money" from the US. "I thank Kanye for the gift of white sneakers", tweeted President Museveni. He professed his love for him earlier this year, stating "America has got one of the best presidents ever", he said.

He gave an indication of possible works with Kanye West when he posted a photo with a man te tagged as Kanye West's engineer. The pair have been in Uganda since Friday, while West reportedly films a music video. "That whole time I was telling you that story, you thought it was based on him interrupting Taylor Swift".

He concluded, "So when people say 'Are you surprised Kanye supports Trump?' I say, 'No'".

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