Yesterday was a huge day in history for Kanye West fans and music fans in general. The super producer and rapper held the listening session for his new album, The Life of Pablo, as well as the fashion show for his Yeezy Season 3 collection, all at Madison Square Garden. Fans were lined up waiting for doors to open all afternoon, and finally got to hear the masterpiece that has been highly-awaited by the music community. Not only did fans get to hear the album and see the clothing line, but they also saw a ton of other surprises.
Check out more on Kanye West’s listening and fashion show on the following pages.
The special guest
Not only were fans shocked to even be in the building to hear the album, but it was even more shocking to see that Lamar Odom came all the way out to support Kanye. Apparently, the former NBA star credits Yeezy’s music, which he played to him while recovering in the hospital, to his recovery. It was amazing to see him come out alongside the rapper for his grand entrance, showing that they are an unstoppable team with the Kardashians.
Who else was there?
Not only were the Kardashians and Lamar Odom in the building, but also spotted were a ton of Kanye West’s closest friends and artists. Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Travi$ Scott, 2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Young Thug and Wale were all seen surrounding `Ye, while other big names such as Jay Z, 50 Cent, Omari Hardwick, Olivier Rousteing, Lil Kim, Vic Mensa, Chance The Rapper, and even a rare sighting of Frank Ocean were graced in the building. If you weren’t there, hopefully you were one of the 20 million viewers who watched the live stream on Tidal.