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Thank You Kanye, Very Cool! refers to a tweet submitted by 45th President of the United States Donald Trump in response to a tweet posted by Kanye West in late April 2018.



On April 25th, 2018, Kanye West posted a tweet referring to Trump as his "brother" and the two of them as "dragon energy." Within 24 hours, the tweet received more than 297,000 likes and 76,500 retweets. That day, Trump replied to the tweet, saying "Thank you Kanye, very cool!". In one day, the tweet garnered more than 321,800 likes and 99,800 retweets.


On April 26th, 2018, Redditor garrett0803 submitted a photoshop of the Twitter exchange in which West presents a stick figure illustration of himself holding hands with Trump to /r/me_irl (shown below, left). That day, the image was reposted to /r/dankmemes. Meanwhile, Twitter user @Seinfeld2000 posted an edit of the tweet in which West claims he is making an "x rated" sequel of the Bee Movie (shown below, middle).

Shortly after, the Bee Movie image reached the front page of /r/MemeEconomy. Meanwhile, Twitter user @tweetmommybop criticized Trump for thanking West but ignoring James Shaw Jr. Also on April 25th, an "Infinity War Crossover" edit of the tweet reached the front page of /r/The_Donald. In the coming days, several news sites published articles about the tweets.