Kanye dropped bombshell after bombshell Thursday in NYC, where he spoke at the Fast Company Innovation Festival. He is running for president in 2024.
He went on to make the point that by 2024, Yeezy brand "will have created so many jobs, I'm not gonna run [for President], I'll walk." There was an uncomfortable silence following that, and he went on to say celebrities are terrified to speak their minds, including himself.
Ye also complained about Forbes' reluctance to label him a billionaire and announced he'll change his name to "Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West" ... just to stick it to the outlet.
If that wasn't enough ... he theorized Martin Luther King Jr. wasn't assassinated because he had a dream, but because he wanted to talk about economic empowerment in the black community -- and added, "The reason why I say these things out loud in this way is so I won't be killed."