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Kanye West Gives Democratic Chicago Mayoral Candidate a Six-Figure Donation

It seems that Kanye West isn’t staying out of politics after all.
On Wednesday, the rapper poured $126,460 into the campaign of Amara Enyia, the Democratic activist who is a candidate for mayor of Chicago.
This brings the 41-year-old’s donations to an even $200,000, as he already had given Enyia $73,540. The earlier amount was symbolic, as the politician owed exactly that amount in fines after failing to properly file quarterly campaign finance forms.
West’s hefty contribution comes on the heels of his announcement — made just last week — that he was going to remove himself from the political conversation.
“My eyes are now wide open and now realize I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in. I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative !!!” the star tweeted on Oct. 30.

My eyes are now wide open and now realize I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in. I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative !!!
— ye (@kanyewest) October 30, 2018

West’s decision to step away from politics came shortly after a highly publicized meeting with President Donald Trump and a series of controversial pro-Trump comments, which led to blowback from stars including John

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