Kanye West Delivers Impromptu 'Keynote' Speech at Apple Store After White House Meeting

Following a jarring trip to the Oval Office, Kanye West continued to spread his message and ideologies to the youth with a keynote speech atop a table inside an Apple Store in the Georgetown area of Washington D.C. Thursday night (Oct. 11). Yeezy threw on a USPS vest and one of his new Make America Great hats that he designed, while showing off a photo of Trump wearing the cap featuring the adjusted motto during his stream of consciousness.

"It hurts us as people, specifically black people, the idea, because we say, was America ever great for us? So we made an updated hat that said ‘Make America Great,’ and Trump wore the hat so he is open to adjusting and listening," West reportedly explained to the audience packing out the store. 

The 41-year-old is planning to soon launch a website featuring his new collection of Yeezy caps focusing on social issues. "This one is XPS [Expose] World, which talks about us going into the deep sea because we haven't seen 90 percent of our world. We made another [have] XPL [Explore] Space and we made Expand America. The idea is to connect all of America -- Brazil and Canada," Kanye relayed on his way out of the store. 

Next stop, the Chicago native begins his voyage to "what is known as Africa," which kicks off in Uganda. Hopefully, he makes his way back to the United States in time for his TimesTalks discussion on mental health alongside Charlamagne Tha God and journalist Jon Caramanica coming up (Oct. 17). 

Check out highlights from West's impromptu keynote at the Apple Store below. 


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