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Kanye West performing "Only One"

Kanye West's performance was passionate and very minimal. It sticks to the generally theme of the rollout for his upcoming album. He had on a very interesting outfit, a dark read sweatsuit plus the adidas Yeezy 750 Boost, Kanye's first adidas sneaker. He's been wearing the Yeezy Boost all weekend and has been spotted with it on during his Grammy rehearsal and the Roc Nation Pre-Grammy brunch. The sneaker was first revealed by Yeezy's barber and good friend Ibn Jasper.

The performance was polarizing. With only on light shining down on Kanye performs, it felt like his mother, Donda West, was smiling down at his son while he performs his heart out. "Only One" is sung from the perspective of 'Ye's late mother. The only awkward moment was the abrupt ending. right at the end of the performance, Kanye just ran off. It's as if he was too emotional and had to escape the cameras but it probably was planned. Watch the performance above.

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Pharrell "Happy"

Rihanna, Kanye West, Paul McCartney

Sam Smith and Mary J. Blidge


Common & John Legend


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