Atlanta born and Chicago raised producer and hip hop/rapper began rapping in the third grade. His controversial acts over the years, including the now infamous stunt involving Taylor Swift at the Grammys, has kept him in the headlines. His debut album, The College Dropout in 2004, was a huge commercial success with five singles and 10 Grammy nominations. The first single, “Through The Wire” was sung while his mouth was wired shut from a near fatal accident. He next released Late Registration, includes hits such as “Touch The Sky,” “Heard ‘Em Say” and “Gold Digger.” His seventh album, Yeezus, has an overall tone that is dark, however he left his comfort zone and layered the album in punk, new wave, and rock. His performance of the single, “New Slaves” on SNL has already sparked controversy. Be prepared for an exciting show with this once in a lifetime controversial singer. TicketCity is the ultimate source for Kayne West concert tickets; for any shows, in any place!
His last tour, “Watch The Throne Tour” was with then buddy Jay-Z, started October 2012 in Atlanta and ended in June of the same year in Birmingham. This originally slated 34-city tour expanded into a 57-city tour due to the massive success and demand for more tickets. Top shows included IZOD Center, Staples Center MGM Grand and the Toyota Center in Houston, TX. The show featured songs “Jesus Walks,” “Gold Digger,” “A The Lights” and Heartless.”
“Yeezus Tour” (With Kendrick Lamar)
West and Lamar will launch from Seattle and end in Houston after a 7-week tour. The Yeezus Tour will feature special guests, to be announced, at selected venues starting in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on October 25. This is the singers first solo tour in five years. With the release of Yeezus, like the singer himself, controversy surrounds the album. The mix genre of music like industrial rock, daft punk and of course rap, make up the bulk of the material, which is a far cry from his previous recordings. Fans can expect to hear a bulk of West’s preceding material, plus newly released singles “Black Skinheads” and “New Slaves.” Kendrick Lamar is just coming off his Good Kid M.A.A.D. City Tour where “Poetic Justice” and “Swimming Pools (Drank)” were featured along with his other string of hits.
The 22-city event will make notable stops, which includes two in his hometown of Chicago at the United Center on November 7th, and 9th and two in Los Angels at Staples Center on October 26th and 28th, and two in Texas at the American Airlines Center in Dallas and the Toyota Center in Houston, where the tour will end December 12, 1013. Fans can expect a highly electronic, synthesized, and load explosion of music and something very different from West. But, without doubt, you will hear what has made him notorious, his rap and hip hop hits.
Set List for “Yeezus Tour”
With a long list to choose from the set list is likely to include, “Stronger,” ‘Jesus Walk,” “Can’t Tell Me Nothin,” “Good Life” and “Touch The Sky.”
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Great lyrics I think Kanye is Awesome, he's a great rapper he speak about current events and he expresses what's on his mind... I saw him when he and Jayz came to Chicago and I loved the show... October 31, 2012