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Kanye West performed at a Democratic National Committee event in San Francisco. Before he came out, President Barack Obama had some select words for ‘Ye regarding his upcoming presidential campaign, roasting Kanye about his political ambitions, album titles and Kardashian connections. Watch the POTUS’ speech above while footage from Kanye’s set can be found here and here.
“First of all, you got to spend a lot of time dealing with some strange characters who behave like they’re on a reality TV show… Second important tip: Saying that you have a beautiful dark twisted fantasy? That’s what’s known as off-message in politics. You can’t say something like that. A lot of people have lost their congressional seats saying things like that… And number three: Do you really think that this country is going to elect a black guy from the South Side of Chicago with a funny name to be president? That’s cray.”