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These days, Kanye West is pretty much a completely different man than the guy we thought we knew in the early ’00s.

He went from blasting George Bush for not caring about Black people to being best buds with Trump, a man who obviously does not care about Black people, or minorities period. Trump is the man who threatened protesters who were fighting for justice in the George Floyd murder, tweeting “When the looting starts the shooting starts.” Trump has literally referred to Africa and Haiti as “sh*thole countries” — and that’s just the tip of that very racist and sexist iceberg.

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Still, Kanye continually missed the point when folks criticized their friendship, saying he shouldn’t have to be a democrat, or Trump’s enemy, just because he’s Black.

“It reminded me of how I felt as a black guy before I was famous, when I would walk in a restaurant and people would look at you like you were going to steal something,” Kanye said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. “‘This is your place, Ye, don’t talk about apparel. This is your place, Ye, you’re black, so you’re a Democrat.’”

From his views on Trump to how he’s spoken on several issues, including his friendship with Jay Z and more, Kanye has seemed so lost when it comes to simple matters of right and wrong. So, we thought we’d take a look back at the old Kanye. Keep scrolling for more photos and keep ‘Ye in your prayers.

1. Brotherly love.

Roc Nation and Three Six Zero Pre-GRAMMY Brunch 2015 - Inside Source:Getty

2. Kicking it with Rihanna and Travis Scott.

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3. Now this is a throwback!

kanye west in 2008 Source:Getty

4. All smiles.

adidas Originals x Kanye West YEEZY SEASON 1 - Front Row & Backstage Source:Getty

5. Momma Donda West.

Kanye West and mother Donda West at GQ Magazine Celebrates BVLGARI's New Ergon Watch Source:Getty

6. The man, one hundred grand!

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7. Doing what he loves.

2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 1 Source:Getty

8. ‘Ye x A$AP.

2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 1 Source:Getty

9. The ‘Ye we know and love.

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10. Amongst his peers.

2015 MTV Video Music Awards - Show Source:Getty

11. Feels like lifetimes ago.

kanye west in 2008 Source:Getty

12. Spiritual ‘Ye.

Kanye West Source:Getty

13. Acrobatic ‘Ye.

2014 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival - Day 2 Source:Getty

14. Daddy ‘Ye.

Kanye West picks up North West from dance class Source:Splash News

15. ’00s Ye.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - Season 12 Source:Getty

16. Stay tuned!

2015 MTV Video Music Awards - Backstage Source:Getty