Drake, Rihanna, snoop dog unfollow kanye west after he supported Pres.Trump

Drake, Rihanna, and The Weeknd were among the many artists who unfollowed Kanye West after he tweeted his support of President Donald Trump, calling the president his "brother" and tweeting a picture of himself wearing a red "Make America Great Again" hat.

Drake was among the artists who unfollowed Kanye West on Twitter.  (Getty Images)

After Kanye West posted a series of tweets on Wednesday in which he voiced support for President Donald Trump, several prominent musicians criticized or unfollowed West on Twitter.

Drake, Rihanna, and The Weeknd were among the many artists who unfollowed the rapper, according to the Twitter analytics app Does Follow.

In his tweets, West called Trump his "brother" and posted a picture of himself wearing a red "Make America Great Again" hat.

Chance the Rapper, who frequently collaborates with West, also drew criticism from left-leaning fans for being one of the few artists to defend West amid the controversy and for tweeting: "Black people don't have to be democrats."

Here are some of the artists who unfollowed West soon after his tweets about Trump.


Drake  (AP)

Unfollowed West on Thursday.


Rihanna  (Eduardo Parra / Getty)

Unfollowed West on Thursday.

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj  (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Unfollowed West on Thursday.

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber  (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Unfollowed West on Thursday.

The Weeknd

The Weeknd  (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

Unfollowed West on Wednesday.

Katy Perry

Katy Perry  (Reuters/Danny Moloshok)

Unfollowed West on Thursday.

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande  (@arianagrande / Instagram)

Unfollowed West on Thursday.

Harry Styles

Harry Styles  (Christopher Polk/Getty)

Unfollowed West on Thursday.

Jaden Smith

Jaden Smith  (Hollis Johnson/Business Insider)

Unfollowed West on Wednesday.

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg  (Richard Shotwell/AP)

Unfollowed West on Wednesday.


Coldplay  (Tabitha Fireman/ Getty Images)

Unfollowed West on Wednesday.


Pitbull  (Brad Barket/Getty)

Unfollowed West on Thursday.


Will.i.am  (Getty Images)

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