Politics makes for strange bedfellows.
Kanye West added to that by telling an audience in California that he did not vote in the 2016 presidential election but would have voted for now President-elect Donald Trump.
A large section of the crowd booed, according to CNN .
Kanye followed the announcement by imploring the crowd to stop focusing on racism.
Results of the election showed black voters preferred Hillary Clinton to Trump by 80 percent with only 8 percent going for Trump, according to Pew Research Center .
West has discussed running for president himself with an eye toward 2020 .