Kanye West dances and raps with locals while visiting Haiti

He’s been traveling without his family in recent weeks as he’s continued to run a doomed third-party presidential campaign.

And Kanye West continued his travels on Friday as he touched down in Haiti where he participated in local celebrations.

The 43-year-old rapper was pictured joining a large group dance and even spitting out some bars from behind a mask while taking in the sites.

In the spirit: Kanye West, 43, was seen dancing with locals and rapping with a drum line after making a surprise visit to Haiti on Friday

Kanye had previously spent some time in nearby Jamaica before flying over to Haiti.

The rapper landed at Hugo Chávez International Airport in Cap-Haïtien in the country’s northern area, where he ran into tennis star Naomi Osaka, the Miami Herald reported.

He was met there by President Jovenel Moise, who gave him a tour of the island.

Kanye was pictured in Instagram videos enjoying the music and dancing at one celebrating, though it wasn’t clear if it was thrown in his honor.

He tried to capture the action on his phone, before getting up to join the dancers. 

On the move: The rapper landed at Hugo Chávez International Airport in Cap-Haïtien in the country's northern area, where he ran into tennis star Naomi Osaka, the Miami Herald reported

On the move: The rapper landed at Hugo Chávez International Airport in Cap-Haïtien in the country’s northern area, where he ran into tennis star Naomi Osaka, the Miami Herald reported

Taking it in: Kanye was pictured in Instagram videos enjoying the music and dancing at one celebrating, though it wasn't clear if it was thrown in his honor

Taking it in: Kanye was pictured in Instagram videos enjoying the music and dancing at one celebrating, though it wasn’t clear if it was thrown in his honor

Letting loose: He tried to capture the action on his phone, before getting up to join the dancers

Letting loose: He tried to capture the action on his phone, before getting up to join the dancers

Kanye was dressed casually for the get-together in a white graphic shirt and black track pants with thick beige stripes running down the legs.

Another video showed him freestyling a rap while surrounded by a crowd.

He appeared to have joined a group of drummers and flutists, though his bars couldn’t be understood in the short clip.

He had his phone in front of him, possibly to read off existing lyrics. 

His turn: Another video showed him freestyling a rap while surrounded by a crowd. He seemed to have joined a group of drummers and flutes, though his bars couldn't be understood in the clip

His turn: Another video showed him freestyling a rap while surrounded by a crowd. He seemed to have joined a group of drummers and flutes, though his bars couldn’t be understood in the clip

The Monster rapper didn’t mention his reasons for visiting Haiti, but he did share twitter posts on Saturday indicating he was interested in the country because of its history of overthrowing French colonialists. 

‘Haiti is where our people started the first revolution that freed us from slavery,’ he wrote in one tweet that included a paint of Haitians battling the French.

Shortly afterward, he posted another tweet with a photo of his own showing a crowd of people gawking at him.

‘WE ARE HERE TO COMPLETE THE REVOLUTION,’ he wrote. ‘WE ARE ARE BUILDING THE FUTURE.’

Freedom: The rapper didn't mention his reasons for visiting Haiti, but he shared twitter posts on Saturday indicating he was interested in its history of overthrowing French colonialists

Freedom: The rapper didn’t mention his reasons for visiting Haiti, but he shared twitter posts on Saturday indicating he was interested in its history of overthrowing French colonialists

Revolutionary: Shortly afterward, he posted another tweet with a photo of his own showing a crowd of people gawking at him

Revolutionary: Shortly afterward, he posted another tweet with a photo of his own showing a crowd of people gawking at him

However, Haiti’s Tourism Ministry announced that the musician would be visiting a plant breeding center in the northwest part of the island that was being launched by the president.

He was also expected to stop by the port of Labadee and Tortuga Island.

Kanye was only accompanied by his entourage on the trip, and his wife Kim Kardashian, 39, and their four children weren’t included. 

Last week, sources told Us Weekly that Kim was ‘deeply disappointed and sad’ because of her husband’s ongoing mental health issues.

Lots on her mind: It was recently said that Kanye's wife Kim Kardashian is 'deeply disappointed and sad' about his ongoing mental health struggles, according to Us Weekly; seen in November 2019

Lots on her mind: It was recently said that Kanye’s wife Kim Kardashian is ‘deeply disappointed and sad’ about his ongoing mental health struggles, according to Us Weekly; seen in November 2019

‘Being isolated and alone essentially in his head isn’t healthy for Kanye,’ an insider said.

They confirmed that the producer hadn’t been adhering to the care plane that he and Kim agreed on, though she ‘isn’t surprised’ by that development and partly blames it on the ongoing pandemic.

Although she was able to overlook his erratic tweets, it was ‘the mood swings and the manic episodes [that] are extremely difficult for Kim to help Kanye cope with.’

Kanye had previously been staying isolated at his Wyoming ranch, and after taking a family vacation he’s gone back to traveling on his own. 

Kanye and Kim share four children: North, seven, Saint, four, Chicago, two, and Psalm, 16 months.

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