“You’re goin’ to Hollywood!”

…is what Kanye West would have heard, if he was a real contestant on American Idol, but we all know he can just buy his own plane ticket. The Chicago jokester has announced his candidacy as president, and now he trolls the world again appearing as himself in front of the American Idol judges.

Crashing the San Francisco auditions on Saturday, Yeezy performed his hit “Gold Digger,” much to judge Jennifer Lopez’s delight — since her name is mentioned in the song. Wife Kim Kardashian joined in on the fun by tweeting his surprise appearance. Nice to know he can still have fun.

Watch Kanye earn his ticket to Hollywood below!