Kanye West to Perform at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Former President Bush has finally admitted to being "disgusted" with Kanye West's 2005 Katrina outburst on live TV, but the outspoken rapper will still be broadcast into the homes of 3.5 million Americans when he performs at the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this month.
Parade spokesman Orlando Veras told the Associated Press that this year's focus was on recruiting a variety of performers, while ensuring that everything would be still be family-friendly. Kanye will surely add some variety, and the family-friendly performers will include Keri Hilson, Indie.Arie, Jessica Simpson, Gladys Knight and Colombian singer Juanes. Jimmy Fallon and The Roots will also be on hand for the festivities, with additional appearances from the casts of Broadway shows 'Elf,' 'Memphis,' 'Million Dollar Quartet' and 'American Idiot.'
The 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will depart from Macy's flagship store on 34th Street, in New York City on Nov. 25. Look out for new balloons like Kung-Fu Panda, the Kool Aid Man, and Japanese artist Takashi Murakami's cartoon characters Kiki and Kaikai.