Donald Trump Jr. is apparently a big rap fan.
“Kanye West is cracking the culture code,” Trump tweeted, describing the new album ― which was described by Rolling Stone as receiving a “largely lukewarm response” ― as the “epitome of fearless creativity” and “dangerous, unapproved ideas.”
Trump also used the album to attack “leftists,” whom he described as always trying to “silence those who are speaking truth” and waging “war on our family and culture.”
However, in a two-hour interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe prior to the album’s release over the weekend, West reaffirmed his support for the president, referencing his tendency to don a red “Make America Great Again” cap:
“And now — I am unquestionably, undoubtedly, the greatest human artist of all time. It’s not even a question at this point. It’s just a fact. For the greatest artist in human existence to put a red hat on was God’s practical joke to all liberals.”
Despite the album’s so-called “lukewarm” reception, it seems the rapper’s pivot to gospel music has done little to deter his fans. Multiple tracks from the 11-track album have sat within the U.S. Spotify chart’s top 10 in the days following its release, and “Follow God” has topped the U.S. charts every day since its release.
Twitter users were less than impressed by Trump Jr.’s interest in reviewing music:
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