The rapper, who paused when asked the question on U.S. talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live earlier this week, said he simply "wasn't given a chance to answer".
West contemplated the question in silence for several seconds before Kimmel suggested taking a break.
Kanye West took to Twitter to defend his inability at responding to a question comparing Donald Trump and George W. Bush's treatment of black people, stating that he wasn't "given a chance to answer the question". Hell, he could have even made a 25-tweet thread about why he thinks Donald Trump cares about black people. "And then I was hit with the let's go to commercial break".
President Trump thanks rapper Kanye West for increasing his support with African-Americans. "And then I was hit with the let's go to commercial break", he added.
Kanye West stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! this week, and gave one of his more calm and concise interviews of late.
He continued, "The question was so important I took time to think".
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And frankly, it's a welcome relief from the controversy stirred up from West's interview with Jimmy Kimmel earlier this week. "The interview showed strong personalities with different opinions having a civil conversation". You guys are Jedi's.
West has been a vocal supporter of President Trump and has been a recipient of backlash because of it.
West was notably silent on the show when he was asked why he thinks the president cares about black people.
Kanye West visited Donald Trump at the Trump Tower after he was elected. I got more of 'em / You got a sister-in-law you would smash?
It's called "XTCY" and it involves West rapping about how he "would smash" all four sisters of wife Kim Kardashian.