Those fans that were lucky enough to catch Kanye West at the South By Southwest (SXSW) music festival in 2009 at the Fader Fort are in for another special treat. The Chicago rapper and producer brings his big time act back to Austin, Texas and will be performing this Saturday night (March 19) at midnight.
Mr. Kanye to the West has been confirmed by Idolator as the headlining performer at the VEVO Power Station. When ‘Ye performed last at the SXSW festival, his guests included singer Mr. Hudson, current G.O.O.D. Music signee Big Sean and a then-friendly compatriot Consequence.
No special guests have been confirmed for this performance but a lot of possibilities exist as Kanye was able to snag just about anyone he desired for his popular “G.O.O.D. Fridays” freebie music series and his epic My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album. Jay-Z? Drake? Swizz Beatz? Who else will join the Louis Voutton Don for his stellar performance?
Many of Kanye’s biggest tracks such as “All Of The Lights” featuring pop starlet and island beauty Rihanna and “Monster” which showcase heavy-hitters Rick Ross, Jay-Z and the scene-stealing rap diva Nicki Minaj. If Kanye is able to snag some of his A-List features to rock the VEVO stage alongside him, this figures to be a performance to remember for the fans in attendance.
SXSW is one of the most celebrated and well-attended music festivals of the year, and the annual affair attracts some of the biggest names in music and film. The festival’s main aim is to highlight the confluence of music, film media and technology.
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