Speaking on “The Real” Monday, the “Don’t Matter” singer said that a 2024 presidential run “might be possible.”
“I know what the issues are. As a person, as an immigrant, as a black man, as whatever you want to call it, I kinda know or feel like I know that I can take the country and move it forward. I really believe so,” Akon said.
The rapper and musician was born in St. Louis, Missouri, but he spent most of his childhood in Senegal and has often referred to it as his hometown...
“I need him to run. I want him to because it’s like this — Kanye’s not crazy. He’s just been awakened,” Akon said. “My belief, because from a spiritual state, I just feel like he’s awake now. He’s [the] most amazing marketer in the world. He understands his audience — but he’s definitely not crazy.