'SNL' premiere: Kanye West wears water bottle suit, MAGA hat, gives political speech

Hours after announcing he was changing his name to "Ye," rapper Kanye West made headlines again with three attention-grabbing performances on the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live," followed by a political speech after the cameras stopped rolling.

The meme-worthy moments began with his first song, "I Love It." West and Lil Pump took the stage dressed as water bottles – West as Perrier, Pump as Fiji – as Adele Givens appeared on a screen in the background.

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Suffice it to say, the bizarre wardrobe choices left many social media users scratching their heads.

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For his next performance, West ditched the kooky costume, opting for a more traditional look as he sang a new song, "We Got Love," with Teyana Taylor.

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But West's clothing again drew attention when the rapper, clad in a "Make America Great Again" hat, closed the show with a performance of "Ghost Town" with Kid Cudi, Ty Dolla $ign and 070 Shake.

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According to The Daily Beast, West continued to get political after filming, giving a speech onstage that was captured in an Instagram video posted by comedian Chris Rock.

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"There's so many times I talk to a white person about this and they say, 'How could you like Trump? He's racist,'" West said, the news outlet reported. "Well, uh, if I was concerned about racism I would've moved out of America a long time ago."

West also mentioned running for president in 2020.

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