Iggy Azalea will perform in Los Angeles on Saturday. Los Angeles’ lineup features already announced acts such as Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, John Mayer, Weezer and Afrojack. Philadelphia’s lineup includes The National, Steve Aoki, Kings of Leon, Pharrell Williams and J. Cole. The event will be produced by Live Nation.
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Even before that, he was an aspiring young rapper performing in record shops. A video from that time in Wests life has surfaced, providing a glimpse at the star he would become. West did whatever he could do in his late teens to get attention and performing at Fat Beats stores in Chicago and New York seemed to be the way to do it. According to Complex , the video that surfaced this week shows West performing at the 1996 opening of Fat Beats 6th Avenue store, which closed in 2010.
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According to a report by U.K.’s Grazia magazine (via Daily Mirror), the pair spend as much as $500,000 on the body double. “Kim and Kanye hired the lookalike to shield North from the paparazzi,” a source tells the magazine. “There were auditions held in LA at a specialist agency and in the end they found a child who is the spitting image of their daughter. They also hired a body-double nanny, who they hope will really throw paps off the scent.” If the report is true, West and his wife are not the first one who hired a body double.
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In true Kanye form, his younger self wears a polo shirt and uses kinesthetic hand motions as he captivates the room with his freestyling ability. West’s vocal pitch is slightly higher, too. “It ain’t original because I’m coming from the future,” West, now 37, raps in the vid. PHOTOS: Celebrity childhood friends! It’s also worth noting that the Chicago native’s showcase at Fat Beats’ 6th Ave. store opening main page came five years before he produced Jay Z ‘s smash single “Izzo (H.O.V.A)” in 2001, and eight years prior to the release of his first studio album, The College Dropout, in 2004.
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The ‘Yeezus’ emcee rocks his now famous brown coat, leather pants and a whiteV-neck T-shirt.In his sit down with the mag, Yeezy opens up about his recent marriage to Kim Kardashian, being in father, fashion and more. As previously reported,Mr. West will headline both the Los Angelesand Philadelphia “Budweiser Made In America” Festivalon Labor Day Weekend (August 30and 31). Ye is also receiving praises froma Los Angeles court for his commitment to both his anger management classes and community service mandated by a plea deal cut in his recent battery case stemming from an incident with paparazzi Daniel Ramos.
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(GQ) Aside from this, new reports claimed Mr. West had completed nearly a quarter of his 240 hours of judge-ordered community service. Kanye’s lawyer was in court … telling the judge Kanye has completed 30 of his 240 hours of community service at L.A. Trade Technical College. The community service supervisor called Kanye’s progress, “an excellent display of work.” It also came out Kanye is “performing excellently” in his anger management — completing 10 of his 24 sessions of therapy.Truth be told …