Lest you expect that he’s tamed his live set in the wake of his high-concept Yeezus shows, he put on a performance as spirited as ever, but devoid of the usual sort of industry tirades and self-reflective rants . The whole set was streamed live, and fortunately it’s been preserved online. So you can catch Yeezus in all his glory, speaking positively of tabloid papers and begging the crowd form a circle pit and start moshing during his encore performance of “Blood on the Leaves.” It’s all triumphant stuff and you should watch the first half above and the second half below via Pitchfork . The Made in America live stream continues today over at the festival’s website. Tagged
Kanye West Auto-Tunes His ‘Awesome’ Love For Kim continue reading this.. Kardashian | SPIN | Music News
Though the singer premiered the track during a May 2013 show in New York City, fans of the rapper didn’t have the chance to hear a studio quality version of “Awesome” until last night’sKeeping Up With the Kardashianswedding extravaganza episode. “Don’t let nobody bring you down, you’re so awesome, you’re so out the park, you’re so after dark,” ‘Ye croons in full808s & HeartbreakAuto-Tune mode. You can watch a clip of the year-old “Awesome” performance below, as well as the full KimYe wedding, or stream the studio snippet above. Play
Kanye West Says He Called Jay Pharoah After Kim Kardashian Comments at 2014 MTV VMAs: It’s Not a Joke | E! Online
Kristian Dowling/Kevin Winter/MTV1415/Getty Images for MTV Kanye West took the opportunity to address Jay Pharoah’s recent comments about his marriage to Kim Kardashian during his set at the Made in America Music Festival over the weekend. The rapper revealed that he called up the Saturday Night Live star shortly after he cracked several jokes about their highly publicized romance to give him a piece of his mind. “They want to make a joke out of how hard we work,” the Grammy winner said on Saturday. “It’s all fine and all funny and everything, but don’t distract from our vision. It’s not a joke what we do up here.
Kanye West, John Mayer, Juanes, Cypress Hill bring festive spirit to Made in America concert | Star Tribune
The mayor said nothing, while Aoki repeatedly implored the crowd to “make some noise.” In a statement Monday the mayor praised organizers and city departments for making sure the event “went off in an orderly and safe manner.” “We showed LA can do big things for our economy and people’s enjoyment,” Garcetti said. Saturday’s highlights included a sexy performance by Azalea that featured rump-shaking dancers and a surprise appearance by Rita Ora; a hit-packed set by Sublime with Rome, whose singer sounds eerily similar to Sublime’s late former frontman Bradley Nowell; and a rousing performance by LA’s own Lamar. FOOD: Gourmet food trucks were stationed on the streets that span and surround Grand Park. Hungry concertgoers could choose from Thai, Argentinian, Greek, Japanese, Korean and American grub. There were also ice cream cookie sandwiches, churros and shave ice. Unfortunately, lines stretched more than 20 diners long at most trucks.