Kanye West treated fans to gospel versions of his songs in a new event dubbed the Sunday Service.
The rapper’s first instalment of the seemingly weekly event heard renditions of a number of songs with a choir including ‘Ghost Town’ from his latest album ‘ye’, ‘Father Stretch My Hands’ from ‘The Life of Pablo’, ‘Late Registration’ classic ‘Heard ‘Em Say’, and a Kids See Ghosts number, ‘Reborn’.
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The Sunday Service was first teased by Kim Kardashian who shared footage of rehearsal sessions via her Instagram over the weekend. “Our new Sunday Service is starting,” she also said on Twitter.
Our new Sunday Service is starting. Check out the rehearsals on my Instagram stories ✨
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) January 6, 2019
West’s fellow Kids See Ghosts bandmember, Kid Cudi, and ‘ye’ collaborator 070 Shake were in attendance.
According to some fans, it appears that an unreleased song was performed during the event with a hook: “We have everything we need”.
Event setlist (with timings):
0:00 ‘Heard ‘Em Say’
3:31 ‘I’ll Fly Away’
4:11 ‘Lift Yourself’
6:15 ‘I Wonder’
8:10 ‘Father Stretch My Hands’
9:39 [Unreleased song]
10:31 ‘Heard ‘Em Say’
12:19 ‘Violent Crimes’
In other Kanye news, the rapper recently reignited rumours that he will run for US presidency.
He teased the idea of a 2024 presidential campaign in Tweets posted on New Year’s Day, in which he praised Donald Trump and free thought. “Trump all day,” he wrote before adding a trio of dragon emojis.
West continued: “We will change the world. God is on my side. I am a Christian. I am a tax payer. I am myself. God is with us,” later writing: “2024.”