The move comes after he was formerly banned from the platform (three times!), the last strike being on 2 December last year after he tweeted an illustration of a swastika inside a Star of David.
After a string of similar bizarre stunts, Twitter owner Musk confirmed that Ye’s account would be suspended due to violating the platform’s policies “against incitement to violence”.
West had previously faced backlash from celebrities and Jewish organisations such as the ADL after he made a series of anti-Semitic remarks, wore a ‘White Lives Matter’ t-shirt at Paris Fashion Week, and expressed controversial claims about the death of George Floyd.
Although his account has been reinstated, he will not be eligible to monetise it, and adverts won’t appear next to his posts.
His account was reinstated after reassurance that he would not use the platform to share antisemitic or otherwise harmful language.