Kanye West spent nearly $17 million of own money on failed presidential bid

Kanye West spent nearly $17 million of own money on failed presidential bid

The American rapper and music producer spent almost US$12.5 million of his own money on his failed presidential campaign.

Rapper Kanye West ran for office under the Birthday Party. Report has it that he self-funded the most of his late-entry run for office, attracting only US$2 million from fund raising.

According to statistics, having earned just 66,000 votes across the US, each tick in the ballot box had cost the rapper an average of US$200 (NZ$272) each.

From the look of it the investment wasn’t a great success, wit The Source noting that He isn’t versed Politically.

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