Kanye West and Kim Kardashian received backlash following a visit with Uganda's anti-LGBTQ president, Yoweri Museveni. "I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts", his tweet reads.
The rapper will while on his trip to Africa record some songs and shoot videos off his forthcoming ninth album "Yandhi".
The two A-listers jetted off to Uganda for a fun-filled getaway with their daughter, North West, where they enjoyed a safari, did some sightseeing and some philanthropical work.
Kanye West gives Ugandan leader pair of trainers on trip to east African country
Museveni's office said the president gave the USA entertainment stars Ugandan names.
American raper Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian have surprised Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni with the most thoughtful yet peculiar gifts.
While excited tourism officials see the visit as an endorsement of the country's tourism potential, some Ugandans wryly pointed out that Museveni cracked down on hoodies earlier this year when he announced that motorcycle riders could no longer wear them in a bid to fight rising crime.More news: Sean 'Diddy' Combs Splits From Cassie, Now Dating Model
Museveni, 74, has been in office since 1986 and in January signed a law that scrapped a 75-year age cap for presidential candidates, a move critics said was aimed at him remaining in power indefinitely.
While I'm sure Kanye's chuffed with his new Ugandan name, it wasn't long ago that he was asking us all go call him "Ye". He says that the celebrity endorsements on social media will sell Uganda and its beauty to the global audience.
"For example, the cold open was about Donald Trump and Kanye West. The album is more of a reflection of who we are".More news: MLB Investigating Astros Employee For Videotaping Red Sox's Dugout
I got plans plans to turn part of Uganda into a 'Jurassic Park.'
He shook the world by making Uganda his destination and it seems the Nigerian factor is not yet out of the picture as Maleek Berry is considered to be one of the best producers in the country at the moment.More news: Arsène Wenger is returning to football at the start of 2019