Kanye West Set For A New Partnership With… IKEA?!

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After recently claiming to be in $53 million pounds worth of debt, the Life of Pablo rapper is apparently looking to find fortune in the unlikeliest of places.

Kanye was spotted near IKEA’s headquarters in Älmhult earlier today, and the firm have now confirmed that the star had indeed stopped by for a meeting. More after the cut…

However, the Swedish brand has refused to shed light on why the rapper paid them a visit.

A spokesperson for the company said: “At IKEA we are constantly curious about different people, companies, artists and events around the world.” “To have these connections and inspiring meetings is an important way for us to find new ways to create a better everyday life for the many people.”

While his appearance has sparked rumours of a joint venture, both Kanye and IKEA have refused to confirm the reports. Interestingly, Kanye already has ties to Ikea. He previously worked with designer Katie Eary, who has a limited-edition range of furniture on sale through the Swedish company. Meanwhile, it wouldn’t be Kanye’s first venture away from his music career.

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Kim Kardashian’s husband not only his own fashion line Yeezy, but he’s also recently collaborated with fashion label Adidas and a burger chain.

Kanye West visit to Ikea’s HQ in Sweden, has caused the nation’s media to publish breaking news stories and rolling live coverage of his visit. Many expressed surprise at the media’s coverage of the event on social media:

The rapper was reportedly given a tour of the company’s headquarters. It is speculated he met with Ikea to discuss a potential design collaboration. West has already collaborated on a shoe range for Adidas. He has recently attracted controversy after posting a photo on Twitter which shows him using torrent websites