Kanye West Tells Crowd: ‘I’m Moving Back To Chicago’ [VIDEO]

Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter

Kanye West announced at an open mic event with Chance the Rapper that he was planning to move “back to Chicago” and is “never leaving again.”

“I’ve got to let you all know that I’m moving back to Chicago,” the 41-year-old rapper explained at “Open Mike,” an event held at Harold Washington Library in Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune Tuesday(RELATED: Kanye West Defends His Support Of President Trump On Jimmy Kimmel Live)

Kanye West on stage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York, U.S., August 28, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Kanye West on stage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York, U.S., August 28, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

“I’m never leaving again,” he added.

The moment was shared on Twitter, with a clip of the announcement showing the crowd erupting into applause and cheers, chanting, “Kanye, Kanye, Kanye.”

According to TMZ, West isn’t planning to make the move alone. Sources told the outlet that the rapper and his wife, Kim Kardashian, have already found a place to call home in the city for them and their three children. He also plans to move his Yeezy offices from Calabasas to the Windy City.

But this isn’t an official end for their time in Los Angeles, as they reportedly are planning to keep all of their properties in Southern California. The reality TV star and West recently finished building a home, in addition to other properties that they own in LA. This includes 300 acres that the songwriter is currently developing for an unknown project.

Katie Jerkovich

Entertainment Reporter

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