Kanye West is a beautiful mess. It’s partly why we love him so. Yeezy’s gone mad since crossing the ocean, touching the Abu Dhabi soil. Dressed in all white seemed like a normal Ye thing to do until he re-emerged on stage in a straightjacket accompanied by a weirdo mask.
Ye stood in front of the mic, “Say You Will” instrumental blaring, ranting about exes. But what’s up with that mask Ye? Looking like a mix between a Power Ranger and a bootleg Michael Myers. It’s not like he came out, received the shock factor he was obviously going for and removed the face accessory. He stood there for an eight minute therapy session and performed “Heartless” in the getup. That’s 11 minutes and 26 seconds. There’s truly nobody like him.
Kanye opened his Abu Dhabi show sans the costume to a backdrop of water and mountains rapping “Way Too Cold,” “Mercy” and “Can’t Tell Me Nothing.” His transformation to the unexpected led one Abu Dhabi concert-goer to comment, “This n—-s insane!” He means the insanity part in a good way. Masks are apparently in vogue for Mr. West. He’s recently performed in a crystal Margiela designed mask (of course!) and a feathered Mardi Gras inspired one. Really, what would the world be like without Yeezy?
Kanye West Rants In Abu Dhabi [Rap Radar]