Kanye West Tweets That He’s $53 Million in Debt: ‘Please Pray We Overcome’

Kanye West has had a busy week. But amid several extensive rants and headline-making controversies over those NSFW Taylor Swift lyrics, the rapper tweeted one rather unusual message to fans on Saturday, February 13.

“I write this to you my brothers while still 53 million dollars in personal debt…” he wrote. “Please pray we overcome… This is my true heart…”

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Kanye West attends Paris Fashion Week on March 6, 2015 in Paris, France. Rindoff/Dufour/Getty Images

West’s fans were quick to react to his message.

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The father of two (he and wife Kim Kardashian share daughter North, 2, and son Saint, 2 months) then tweeted one more brief message before presumably being called on stage for his appearance on SNL.

“This is all all is fun all in good feelings…” he wrote. “We will all be gone 100 years from now but what did we do to help while we were here!!!”

The rapper unleashed his latest fashion collection, Yeezy Season 3, to a sold-out stadium at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, February 11, simultaneously hosting what was essentially a massive listening party for his new album, The Life of Pablo.

Then, on Saturday, the 38-year-old rapper performed two tracks off his album, “Highlights” and “Ultralight Beam,” on SNL.

He and Kardashian, 35, own a $20 million home in the Hidden Hills that was just featured in Elle magazine, and a pair of sneakers from his footwear line with Adidas, Yeezy, go for as much as $500 a pop.

On Sunday, February 14, West continued the conversation about money, tweeting "Mark Zuckerberg invest 1 billion dollars into Kanye West ideas … after realizing he is the greatest living artist and greatest artist of all time."

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