Kanye West, the once-unmatched artist whose recent cut with T.I. is just flat-out bad (even if it is part of a larger Kaufman-esque plan), would now like you to know that he's been doing some Googling.
Monday, West interrupted the quiet place known as Twitter to share a screenshot of recent search activity. Among the names shown in West's history are CNN/NPR contributor Angela Rye, Small Doses host Amanda Seales, California Senator Kamala Harris, Women's March co-chair Tamika Mallory, former Arab American Association of New York exec director Linda Sarsour, Women's March co-chair Carmen Perez, former Fox News Specialists host Eboni Williams, controversial author Christopher Hitchens, and someone I've never heard of in my entire life named Tomi Lahren.
This update, of course, arrives after West's widely slammed "400 years? That sounds like a choice!" comment and his repeated praise of lead White House nincompoop Donald Trump. In response, several publications—including the one you're skimming right now—generously suggested a selection of books that might enlighten West to the recklessness of portions of his recent rhetoric. Perhaps he took that advice? The vast majority of the names mentioned in his recent Google searches actually make sense when speaking on the issues, so there's certainly a chance.
In fact, Charlamagne tha God—who recently joined West in Calabasas for a nearly two-hour interview—believes he's heading in the right direction:
West's recent Twitter activity and seeming embrace of Trumpian philosophies was a focal point in arguably the finest sketch of this weekend's Saturday Night Live, hosted by Donald Glover. In a parody of John Krasinski's megahit A Quiet Place, West's tweets literally prove fatal: