• Kanye West gave an impromptu ‘keynote' atop an Apple Store table in Georgetown

    6 days ago - By The Verge

    Following his widely publicized meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House this morning, Kanye West proceeded to make an appearance at the Apple Store located less than a mile from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Though it's unclear exactly what West was doing at the Apple Store - some local reports have him there for a Genius Bar appointment, but that remains unverified - he did proceed to stand on top of one of Apple's signature wooden tables to deliver an impromptu “keynote.”
    Jack Jenkins, a reporter for Religion News Service , was in attendance to capture the...
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  • We spoke to the actual designer behind Kanye West's iPlane pitch to the president

    We spoke to the actual designer behind Kanye West's iPlane pitch to the president

    6 days ago - By The Verge

    Earlier today, Kanye West made headlines in a meeting with Donald Trump, revealing a concept for an Apple-made, hydrogen-powered “iPlane 1” that the rapper wanted to replace Air Force One with. The only problem: the “iPlane 1” is neither a secret Apple product nor an original Kanye idea. Instead, it's a concept piece that was part of industrial designer Shabtai Hirshberg's 2012 master's thesis project imagining the future of air travel in 2030 .
    Speaking to The Verge , Hirshberg explained that he had no idea that Kanye was using his art. “No, it completely caught me by surprise. A good...
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  • Kanye West wants Apple to build an 'iPlane' for President Trump to replace Air Force One

    Kanye West wants Apple to build an 'iPlane' for President Trump to replace Air Force One

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Kanye West visited the White House on Thursday and met with Donald Trump in the Oval Office.
    As part of an "extended soliloquy" in support of President Trump, West shared with the president his idea for a plane that would replace Air Force One.
    West showed the president his designs for iPlane 1, which would be hydrogen-powered and built by Apple.
    Apple, which does not make planes, declined to comment.
    Kanye West wants President Donald Trump to fly in a plane designed by Apple.
    In a meeting Thursday with Donald Trump, West proposed the iPlane 1, a hydrogen-powered plane that would replace...
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