Kanye West and G.O.O.D. Music Turn Up the Power at SXSW

Kanye West and Jay-Z

The star power was shining extra bright at the Seaholm Power Plant in Austin, Texas, over the weekend as VEVO presented G.O.O.D. Music in concert with headliner Kanye West. Heralded as the highlight of South by Southwest (SXSW), 2500 guests, including Beyoncé, Diddy, Cassie, and Asher Roth, were treated to a three-hour spectacular by hip-hop’s dominating crew.

As the label’s logo lit up the stage in flashing colors, the G.O.O.D. Music fam comprised of John Legend, Kid Cudi, Mos Def, Big Sean, Pusha T, CyHi the Prynce, Mr Hudson, and Fonzworth Bentley took turns sharing the mic with Mr. West, clad in all black everything. Bon Iver and Teyana Taylor also stepped in to lend their vocals to tracks from My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

After changing into a red blazer and drawstring pants, ‘Ye brought out a marching band for a triumphant rendition of “All of the Lights.” But the camera phones (and iPads) really came out when Jay-Z stormed the stage, trading verses with Yeezy on “H•A•M,” “Monster,” and “So Appalled.” He even took it back to 2000 with “Big Pimpin’.”

Around 4 a.m., Kanye’s labelmates joined him onstage for the star-studded “Good Life” finale, shutting down the powerful evening.

“Gorgeous” featuring Kid Cudi

“Lost in the World” featuring Bon Iver


“Runaway” featuring Pusha T

“Pursuit of Happiness” – Kid Cudi

“All of the Lights”

“Big Pimpin’” – Jay-Z x Kanye West

“H•A•M” and “Monster” featuring Jay-Z

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  1. beyonce fan

    I don’t like how jay performed big pimpin while bey was there.


    Cori Reply:

    @beyonce fan,

    Big Pimpin is like Bey’s fav song, just go youtube some of Jay’s performances from his concerts, and there are a handful of vids with Bey going the fuck way off when that song comes on.

    She is a mess :)


    Brionna Reply:

    @beyonce fan, beyonce doesn’t give a fraction of a fu.k bout that it’s called being secure…only insecure women would feel a way about that *no shade*


    aRRCHI Reply:

    @beyonce fan, what I dont understand is why do you even care so much. like why you are even concerned like youre part of the relationship. do you really think they give a damn what you think.


    @beyonce fan Reply:

    @beyonce fan, shut up, let’s focus on how everytime he performs it, he pays respect to one of the best rappers from Texas that passed away…he was also in Texas…don’t you think it would make sense considering UGK is from Texas….


  2. C.A.

    Common, where was he?
    - C.A.


  3. dawg

    @beyonce fan – Sorry, what’s he meant to do? Pretend he never made the song?


  4. Hi

    I wish I was there!


  5. PSSHT

    @beyonce fan, go eat a dick and kill urself. That song is classic.


  6. jd

    THERE SHOULD BE A g.o.o.d. music tour FOR REAL


  7. JHP

    Ye’s gear be fresh as hell, I wish I was rich


  8. the Dramatikan



  9. Beystanbish

    Damn no pic of Bey. Haven’t seen that hoe in weeks.


  10. stooooopid

    i dont know wut it is, but everytime i see teyana my d*ck gets hard as f*ck


  11. wauwasota

    look like they all was having a blast.


  12. wauwasota

    thats what its all about , doing what
    you love doing making people happy
    and having fun all the while.


  13. wauwasota

    waitingon new nusic from b.


  14. Chr♪$!

    YE & HOV!!!


  15. PsHH

    I wish I was there. Looks like it was an amazing show!!

    I hope Kanye tours in support of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Best album I’ve heard in a while.


  16. Mitcholos

    G.O.O.D MUSIC !! I Need To At Least One Of These Dude’s Live !!


  17. Thisisreallynotcool

    Kanye messed up big time when he signed that nigerian act dbanj. That was a no-no. That guy sucks


  18. Thisisreallynotcool

    Why did kanye sign a nigerian act dbanj who clearly has no idea what music is all about. Kanye messed up on that one


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