Kanye West has become the “Modern Santa” for thousands of children in his hometown of Chicago. Kanye West cheered thousands of families in his hometown of Chicago for Christmas after distributing more than 4,000 toys to a local toy car.
He gave gifts to children at the event held at Kennedy King‘s Gymnasium this Sunday. Alderman Stephanie Coleman of Chicago’s 16th Ward spoke to the press about Kanye West and his impact on society.
“I’m so proud that Kanye is, once again, responding to our request to help the children of Englewood and beyond,” He told ABC 7 Chicago. “He is no stranger to our community. His presence has always been felt in our neighborhoods and he loves visiting, but this Christmas he has truly been our modern-day Santa Claus.”
He told WGHN-TV, calling Kanye West “the hero of our hometown” and thanking him “for realizing that some of the kids in Englewood and the South End and Chicago in general will be missing out on this vacation.” Some have been left fatherless by gun violence, by mass incarceration, so we are here today as a blessing.”
“I’m going to be homeless in a year,” he said during an interview with O32c magazine. “I’m going to turn all the homes I own into churches. We’re making this orphanage, and it will be a place where anyone can go.”
Kanye added, “It should be like an artist commune. Food should always be available.”
Ye feels it’s time for society to evolve. “We are under capitalist rule, and it’s killing us,” he said. “It’s time to change that.”
We’ve written before that Kanye will help homeless people in Los Angeles.