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Kanye West Just Levitated Above Mercedes Benz Stadium During Second DONDA Listening Party

The DONDA rollout has already made its mark as one of the strangest in music history, but what did we really expect from legendary eccentric Kanye West. In another crazy turn of events, we just watched Kanye perform the second iteration of his upcoming studio album DONDA, with a wild performance from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Available on Apple Music, the event was something to behold, with Kanye performing in a head to toe Balenciaga outfit that resembled something of a Louboutin Spike Shoe. He then went on to do push-ups, and take a nap before finishing by levitating above the stadium.

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We’ve already been hit with countless moments and memes during the live-streamed DONDA events, but in an effort to promote the album further, Ye has hit us with some must-watch content for music fans around the world. In today’s episode of crazy sh*t Kanye West is doing during his DONDA Livestream he took things to the next level. Enacting his capabilities as a performance artist by doing push-ups, taking a nap, and then suspending himself a few hundred feet about the stadium.

Kanye West ‘DONDA’ Listening Party Facts:

  • Kanye previewed the highly anticipated album Donda for a second time during an Apple Music Livestream at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
  • The second event featured only a few hundred individuals, a stark contrast to the 71,000 fans who attended the initial launch.
  • Ex-wife Kim Kardashian and children were confirmed as being in the audience.
  • Mercedes Benz Stadium offers Pfizer vaccines to anyone attending the listening party.
  • Kanye originally cancelled the album’s July 24 release date following the listening party.
  • He has been living at the stadium since the first event to finish the album.
  • This is the second listening party.
  • A second release date is yet to be confirmed.
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Kanye is standing in the middle of Mercedes-Benz Stadium for DONDA listening party

To open the second listening party, Kanye is seen standing in the middle of the stadium motionless as the album begins playing in the background. The opening track features narration by his late mother Donda West and sets the tone as he begins setting up his “camping area”. Consistent with an all-white mattress, black comforter, lantern and several sheets of white paper for notes.

People emerge from the shadows as a backing track featuring long time friend Travis Scott plays in the background. Kanye then begins to be circled by these folk and the performance art begins. 30-seconds before the end of the track Ye drops down and starts doing pushups before throwing the spiked Balenciaga jacket back on.

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Kanye begins doing pushups before the completion of the song.

As he dons the spiked jacket he resumes his motionless standing position as the lyrics “Kim K I’m not okay” blare over the loudspeaker. An awkward and sad situation considering Kim and their children were in the crowd to listen. Kanye finishes the performance by rising from the middle of the circle several hundred feet above Mercedes Benz stadium. The entire concert was directed by Balenciaga Creative Director Demna Gvasalia – and what a show it was – watch below.

According to @consequence on Twitter guests on the latest studio album, DONDA by Kanye West include the likes of Playboi Carti, Lil Durk, Young Thug, Jay Electronica, Roddy Rich, 070 Shake, Jadakiss and Griselda. The latter of which we are most excited for as the trio looks to build on their historical group projects and individual careers as some of the top MC’s in the game. The album will be heavily produced by Mike Dean and is set to feature a tracklist of 24 songs – according to the pre-order on Apple Music.

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Image: @consequence

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Kanye wears head-to-toe Balenciaga during DONDA listening party Livestream

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