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Kanye West Launches ‘Yeezus’ Tour in Seattle

Although Drake had issues with his tour, Kanye West successfully launched his Yeezus tour at Seattle’s Key Arena Saturday night (Oct. 19). Yeezy brought his theatrics for his two-hour spectacle that included mountains, scantily-clad female dancers and a guest appearance by Jesus Christ. Yes, the Holy Ghost was in the building.

According to reports, the G.O.O.D. Music leader performed a 27-song religious-themed set that included first-time live performances of ‘Hold My Liquor,’ ‘Guilt Trip,’ ‘I Am a God’ and ‘I’m In It’ from the ‘Yeezus’ album. In addition, West performed a myriad of hits from his expansive catalogue including ‘Power,’ ‘Can’t Tell Me Nothing,’ ‘Street Lights,’ ‘Cold,’ ‘New Slaves,’ ‘Black Skinheads’ and more.

West went through several costume changes as well. One of the most elaborate costumes was a black diamond mask that he donned while performing ‘Cold,’ ‘Blood on the Leaves’ and ‘I’m a God.’

The highlight of the night ultimately was the guest appearance of Jesus Christ, himself. “I didn’t come here to make bad people feel good, I came here to make dead people alive,” the Almighty told Yeezy. “To show people the love. That all I needed from you. To show people the love.”

Later, the fake Jesus ascended atop the mountain as West bowed before him during his performance of ‘On Sight.’

We must also mentioned that Kendrick Lamar was the opening act on the trek and he performed an enjoyable nine-song set.

Overall, Kanye West had church at the Key Arena and it wasn’t even Sunday.

Thank God for Yeezus!

The Set List:

On Sight
New Slaves
Send It Up
Mercy
Power
Cold
Black Skinhead
I Don’t Like
I Am a God
Can’t Tell Me Nothing
Coldest Winter
Hold My Liquor
I’m In It
Drunk and Hot Girls
Guilt Trip
Heartless
Blood on the Leaves
I Wonder
Runaway
Hey Mama (Instrumental)
Street Lights
Lost in the World
Encore:
Heard ‘Em Say
Stronger
Through the Wire
Jesus Walks
Flashing Lights
All of the Lights
Bound 2

Watch Jesus Christ Appear Onstage with Kanye West on the ‘Yeezus’ Tour

Watch Kanye West Perform ‘Power’ on the ‘Yeezus’ Tour

Watch Kanye West Perform ‘Cold’ on the ‘Yeezus’ Tour

Watch Kanye West ‘Yeezus’ Tour in Seattle

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