Just hours after he delivered his thoughts on annoying in-app purchases on kids games, Kanye West gave San Francisco a very special performance that was originally believed to mark the debut of new material. To better serve the urgency of that fact, President Barack Obama was in attendance alongside 1,300 Democratic National Committee supporters:
According to his most recent thoughts on the subject, Kanye is still very serious about initiating a campaign for presidency of his own in 2020. Obama, of course, made note of this during his speech: "You may have heard about this, Kanye is thinking about running for Speaker of the House," Obama joked to attendees shortly before the proceedings began.
"Couldn't get any stranger, but in case Kanye's serious about this whole POTUS thing or, as he calls it, Peezy, I do have advice for him," Obama offered. "First of all, you've got to spend a lot of time with some strange characters who behave like they're on a reality TV show. You've got to be cool with that. Second, 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. 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?"
Though Kanye's performance (catch a Periscope archive of the set here) was noticeably absent of those rumored SWISH tracks, he still give more-than-worthy performances of several 808s & Heartbreak classics, the Obama-referencing "Power," a Paul McCartneyless "Only One," and many more:
Also, Mike Dean never fails us: