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Kanye West’s Yeezus tour features 27-song setlist, giant mountain, Jesus Christ look-alike

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    Kanye West kicked off his Yeezus world tour in Seattle on Saturday night. According to reports on Twitter and Kanye To The, he played a 27-song, two-hour set which encompassed material from his entire discography. Included were the live debuts of Yeezus tracks “Hold My Liquor, “I’m In It”, and “Guilt Trip”, in addition to “Street Lights” from 808s and Heartbreak. He closed his show with the dynamic one-two-three-four punch of “Jesus Walks” into “Flashing Lights” into “All of the Lights” into “Bound 2”.

    The stage design included a giant mountain on which Kanye rapped from. An equally massive video screen above the mountain flashed elaborate visuals, including animations of the rapper. He was frequently joined by a group of backing dancers, and at one point, a Jesus Christ look-alike also took the stage alongside Yeezus.

    It’s worth noting that the show began two hours later, reportedly due to an equipment truck being stolen. Kendrick Lamar served as opener and performed a nine-song set.

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    The stage:

    kanye stage

    Photo via @JGOTit98

    Kanye performing on stage:

    kanye mountain

    Photo via ChildishvGambino

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    Photo via ChildishvGambino

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    Photo via @davenguyen206

    Kanye with Jesus Christ look-alike:

    kanye jesus

    Photo via @therajwacompany

    The beginning of the show:

    “Power”:

    “Cold”:

    “Jesus Walks” w/ Jesus:

    The Setlist:
    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

    Tour poster:

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    We’re giving away tickets to the Yeezus tour. For more info, click here.

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