Kanye West on Dr. Ben Carson: ‘This Is the Most Brilliant Guy’
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The 2016 presidential campaigns are heating up, and Kanye West is throwing in his two cents about the candidates.

In an interview with Vanity Fair, the rapper-turned-designer-turned-presidential candidate opens up about his admiration for one candidate in particular: Ben Carson.

“As soon as I heard Carson speak, I tried for three weeks to get on the phone with him,” Kanye said. “I was like, ‘This is the most brilliant guy.'”

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Carson’s business manager Armstrong Williams told The Guardian that Kanye had, indeed, called Carson, a former neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins, and spent 45 minutes on the phone with the Republican candidate, rapping to him and talking about life in general.

“[Carson] things [Kanye] is a genius,” Williams said. “He’s grateful, and he’s looking forward to Kanye getting involved in the campaign.”

Sounds like Dr. Carson might’ve just found a running mate.