Kanye West Closes Out SXSW Festival


Kanye West delivered one of the most energetic shows at the 2011 South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, closing out the event with an all-star set. Rappers Kid Cudi, Mos Def, John Legend ,and Jay-Z joined him onstage at the Vevo Power Plant for Vevo Presents: G.O.O.D. Music.

The show was a mixture of new and old material from artists, including “Big Pimpin” by Jay-Z and “Day and Night” by Kid Cudi. It was until 2:30am when West took the stage and performed songs from his latest album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. He delivered with stellar energy with help from John Legend on “Blame Game” and a band for “All of the Lights.” West also performed several duets with Jay-Z, including recent single “H.A.M.”

The festival didn’t close out until 4am, after the entire G.O.O.D. Music crew joined West onstage for the feel good track, “Good Life.”