OPINION | Is Trump hoping that Kanye's presidential bid can help him on election day?

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Rapper Kanye West speaks during a meeting with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House on 11 October 2018 in Washington. (Photo: Oliver Contreras - Pool/Getty Images)
Rapper Kanye West speaks during a meeting with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House on 11 October 2018 in Washington. (Photo: Oliver Contreras - Pool/Getty Images)

Donald Trump – who is once again up for election and is this time going up against presumptive Democratic candidate Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris – is playing every card he can to secure one of the most influential leadership positions in the world.

Enter stage left, Kanye West.

The entertainment mogul, who urges listeners in one song to "reach for the stars, so if you fall, you land on a cloud," announced earlier this year he too would be joining the 2020 presidential race.

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