Kanye West Is Coming to Super Bowl LVIII? Will He Perform in Front Of Taylor Swift?

Published 02/11/2024, 8:20 PM EST

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In a surprising turn of events, Kanye West, the maestro of spontaneity, dropped his latest album ‘Vultures 1’. Not only this, amongst many others, he promptly announced a pop-up concert in Las Vegas colliding with Super Bowl Sunday. As Super Bowl anticipation reached a fever pitch, fans eagerly speculated on the possibility of Ye’s impulsive performance, especially with the tantalizing prospect of sharing the spotlight with Taylor Swift in a never-before-seen halftime show collaboration.

 

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In a jaw-dropping Instagram reveal, Ye stole the show at the 2024 Super Bowl, donning a head-turning crucifix mask that could make a stone statue do a double take. The vintage Alexander McQueen piece, straight out of the designer’s fall 1996 “Dante” collection, sported a three-dimensional white crucifix strategically placed between the eyes. As fate would have it, Sunday marked the 14th anniversary of McQueen’s departure, turning Ye’s enigmatic mask into a sartorial homage to the late fashion maestro.

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The controversial artist, draped in a black leather jacket, took the sidelines by storm, proving that sometimes, fashion speaks louder than words. Censori matched her husband’s vibe with a black latex head covering — albeit one that actually showed her face — along with a leather coat.

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Contrary to expectations, Ye’s Super Bowl appearance was not a prelude to a performance, but rather a chess move to promote his Yeezy fashion empire. The Super Bowl commercial was also dropped featuring Ye’s latest Yeezy creations and a track from his freshly dropped album titled ‘Back To Me’.

Ye’s Super Bowl surprise

Ye stirred the pot at Super Bowl LVIII by splurging on airtime to showcase his Yeezy fashion line. In a cheeky thirty-second spot, seemingly shot on his cell phone while cruising in a vehicle, Ye addressed viewers directly. With a dash of wit, he confessed to spending all the budget on securing the spot, leaving none for the actual commercial production. In a straightforward plea, he urged the audience to check out yeezy.com. This threw in a tease about having some fresh kicks to offer.

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Yet, the buzzworthy commercial faced a geographical hiccup, with not all Super Bowl audiences catching the act. The elusive ad selectively graced screens in certain regions, leaving out major markets like Los Angeles. This shrewd move hinted at Ye’s tactical brilliance, steering clear of the reported $7 million national ad rate for a 30-second slot. In a world of extravagant Super Bowl campaigns, Ye’s quirky approach turned heads and sparked curiosity about the Yeezy allure.

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Will Ye finally perform for the Super Bowl half-time show next time? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Riva Khan

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Riva Khan is an entertainment reporter at NetflixJunkie. Given her love for the language and writing, she has honed her narrative skills from a young age. She loves her latest tea in Hollywood and keeps an eye on the news.

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