Prior to releasing his new album Yandhi, Kanye West—or YE as he prefers to be called—returned to television to help kick off Season 44 of “SNL” with some special guests.
For the first performance of the night, YE teamed up with Lil Pump for a comedic performance of their hit “I Love It.” Inspired by the song’s lyrics, Kanye dressed as a Perrier bottle, while Pump was a Fiji water bottle. They danced on stage in costume as comedian Adele Givens was shown on the screen behind them.
For the second performance, Kanye brought out Teyana Taylor to perform “We Got Love,” one of the songs that didn’t make her album K.T.S.E. due to clearance issues. Teyana showed off her six-pack abs in a revealing sheer top, while YE stood alongside her. He forgot some of the lyrics, but laughed it off.
For the encore, Yeezy returned to close out the show with a performance of his ye track “Ghost Town” with Kid Cudi, 070 Shake, and Ty Dolla $ign. Wearing his redesigned MAGA hat, YE started off the song before Cudi and 070 Shake joined in, while Ty played bass. The show went overtime, so the end of the performance was cut during the live broadcast.
Yandhi is expected to drop tonight featuring appearances from XXXTentacion and 6ix9ine.