Kanye West raps from giant mountain on opening night of ‘The Yeezus Tour’ – watch

West delivers a career-spanning two-hour set and is joined onstage by a Jesus Christ lookalike

Kanye West kicked off ‘The Yeezus Tour’ in Seattle, Washington last night (October 19).

The rapper delivered a career-spanning two-hour set, Consequence Of Sound reports, including the first ever live performances of ‘Street Lights’ from his ‘808s And Heartbreaks’ album and three tracks from this year’s ‘Yeezus’: ‘Hold My Liquor’, ‘I’m In It’ and ‘Guilt Trip’.

The stage at the 17,500-capacity Key Arena was partly covered by a giant mountain from which West delivered several raps. See above for fan footage of West performing ‘Cold’ from the stage mountain.

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Above the mountain was a large video screen projecting complicated visuals including animations of West. At one point, West was joined onstage by a Jesus Christ lookalike and for several tracks he was accompanied by a troupe of backing dancers. West wore four different masks, fans in attendance report, and delivered two of his trademark “rants”. He also apparently broke down into tears during ‘Hey Mama’.

‘The Yeezus Tour’, West’s first solo tour in five years, was scheduled to continue tonight (October 20) in Vancouver and runs until December 7, taking in a total of 30 shows across North America.

Last night’s ‘The Yeezus Tour’ setlist:

‘On Sight’
‘New Slaves’
‘Send It Up’
‘Mercy’
‘Power’
‘Cold’
‘Black Skinhead’
‘I Don’t Like’
‘I Am A God’
‘Can’t Tell Me Nothing’
‘Coldest Winter’
‘Hold My Liquor’
‘I’m In It’
‘Drunk And Hot Girls’
‘Guilt Trip’
‘Heartless’
‘Blood On The Leaves’
‘I Wonder’
‘Runaway’
‘Hey Mama’ (Instrumental)
‘Street Lights’
‘Lost In The World’
‘Heard ‘Em Say’
‘Stronger’
‘Through The Wire’
‘Jesus Walks’
‘Flashing Lights’
‘All Of The Lights’
‘Bound 2’

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