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15 February 2016, 13:12
Yeezy accused Silicon Valley of writing him off
Kanye West has claimed that he is $53m in debt and has asked the founders of Facebook and Google for financial backing for his ideas.
The rapper revealed in a tweet on Saturday that he is “53 million dollars in personal debt”.
The next day West directly asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to invest $1bn in his ideas.
I write this to you my brothers while still 53 million dollars in personal debt... Please pray we overcome... This is my true heart...— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 14, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg invest 1 billion dollars into Kanye West ideas— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 14, 2016
“World, please tweet, FaceTime, Facebook, instagram, whatever you gotta do to get Mark to support me…,” he wrote.
Mark Zuckerberg I know it’s your bday but can you please call me by 2mrw…— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 15, 2016
Yeezy also hit out at the tech industry accusing Silicon Valley of writing him off in the series of tweets posted on Sunday.
All you dudes in San Fran play rap music in your homes but never help the real artists…— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 15, 2016
you’d rather open up one school in Africa like you really helped the country…— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 15, 2016
if you want to help… help me…— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 15, 2016
West released his seventh studio album, ‘The Life of Pablo’, on Saturday following his epic SNL performance.
The rapper was joined by Chance The Rapper, The Dream and more to perform 'Ultra Light Beams' and 'Highlights'.