One of the unexpected twists 2020, Kanye West, the rapper pro Bitcoin, he announced his candidacy for the presidency of the united States in 2020.
Unexpected twists for Bitcoin
Kanye West, the famous rapper and producer, announced on Saturday, the Day of the Independence of the united States, who would be presenting his own candidacy for the presidency of the country.
The news is particularly interesting for the community of Bitcoin, given that the rapper has been an advocate of the criptomoneda and decentralization.
“Now we must fulfill the promise of America by trusting in God, unify our vision and build our future. I am running for president of the united States,” announced the musician in your social networks with the slogan “2020 VISION”.
We must now make the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States ??! #2020VISION
— ye (@kanyewest) July 5, 2020
For those not in the know, the presidential elections in the united States will be carried out the next 3 of November of 2020. Apparently, Kanye West could be facing Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
However, this is not the first time that the rapper shows interest in the politics of his country. However, this seems to be the warning more strong that ever made. In this sense, for the moment, there are more details on the news nor on the steps that will give the rapper to bring a candidacy real.
The question is for now but could mean something for Bitcoin and the cryptocurrencies.
We must also bear in mind that, during the past years, West has been one of the public figures who has been an outspoken defender of the policies and the figure of Donald Trump.
What BTC could benefit?
The news has a direct impact on the crypto market because of materialize the nomination and be elected, would be the first president of the united States pro Bitcoin.
So, it could be very positive news for Bitcoin and the cryptocurrencies. In fact, during an interview in 2018, the rapper mentioned his dissatisfaction with the ticket of us $ 20 because it reminded him of the slavery and that she encouraged to use Bitcoin.
For now, the networks have reacted positively to the news. In fact, West has received the support of multiple people, including Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX.
You have my full support!
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 5, 2020
“You have my support,” wrote Elon Musk on Twitter.
However, it is not yet clear how serious is Kanye West about to run for the presidency, might even be just a marketing gimmick. Also, Kanye West it seems that still has not registered his name in Federal Election Commission (FEC).
So it is not yet clear which could be the impact of the news on Bitcoin.
In fact, Paris Hilton took the opportunity to write on Twitter “Paris for president“.
PARIS FOR PRESIDENT ✨????✨
— Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton) July 5, 2020
Even so, to be successful, Kanye would be the first president in history with a positive position on Bitcoin, which could be a major catalyst for the criptomoneda.
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