EntertainmentCelebrities Kanye West shatters year-long Twitter silence, hinting he may run for president Kanye West said he's the next president and that he and Donald Trump are both "dragon energy." President Donald Trump and Kanye West stand together in the lobby at Trump Tower, December 13, 2016 in New York City. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Drew Angerer By Reuters April 25, 2018 3:32 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Kanye West said on Wednesday that he had fired his manager and suggested he may run for president in a frenetic Twitter spree in which he promised four new albums and compared himself to Henry Ford and Walt Disney. The rapper and fashion designer, 40, who has emerged from a year's Twitter silence, also claimed without evidence that his Yeezy fashion line would "become the biggest apparel company in human history." In the past 10 days, West has had a spate of Twitter posts, sometimes weighing in as often as 20 times an hour on wide-ranging themes. West, who has won 21 Grammy Awards over his career for songs including "Jesus Walks" and "No Church in the Wild," was admitted to a psychiatric facility in Los Angeles in November 2016 and abruptly canceled a world tour after a week of no-shows, curtailed concerts and political rants. He has since adopted a low public profile. "I am this generations Ford Hughes Jobs Disney," the musician tweeted on Wednesday, apparently referring to Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, Steve Jobs and Walt Disney. "I no longer have a manager. I can't be managed," he wrote later. West's manager, Scooter Braun, did not reply to a request for comment. In the last several days, West has said he would release four new albums in June. West, who in 2015 said he was considering running for the White House, has also returned to the presidential theme, tweeting simply "2024" and "When we become president we have to change the name of the plane from Air Force one to Yeezy force one." He he also went on to say "You don't have to agree with trump but the mob can't make me not love him. We are both dragon energy. He is my brother. I love everyone. I don't agree with everything anyone does." President Trump tweeted him back saying, "Thank you Kanye, very cool!" West's representatives did not return a request for comment, but his wife, Kim Kardashian, addressed him directly on the social media platform after he tweeted a photo that was apparently taken inside the couple's Southern California home. "Ummm babe. We had a rule to not show our home on social media! Soooo can we now allow KUWTK filming in the home?," Kardashian wrote on Wednesday, referring to the TV show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians." By Reuters Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Celebs you might see on your 2020 election ballot The 2020 election could be pretty interesting. Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.