Kanye West’s latest âDondaâ listening event ended on a high.
On Thursday, August 26, fans joined the rapper at Soldier Field in Chicago for the third night of listening to the long-awaited album. Viewers of the event, which mostly centered on a replica of the star’s childhood home, were stunned by the final song, when West appeared to be set on fire and then was greeted by a veiled-faced bride who de Many social media users quickly thought it was either her ex Kim Kardashian or a lookalike.
After the event, TMZ reported that the mysterious bride, who wore a Balenciaga Couture wedding dress, was indeed Kardashian herself and that she had agreed to participate as a sign of support, citing sources.
Among the family members who reacted to the moment was Kylie Jenner, who shared images on her Instagram Story of West and the Bride. Meanwhile, Khloe Kardashian took to Twitter at the end of the night to Publish, “incredibly beautiful !!!”
A screenshot of the astonishing moment can be seen in the tweet below.
A video posted to a fan account appeared to show West and the bride holding hands as they walked out of the room after the album ended.
The night brought many other shocks as well, with fans noting that Jay-Z and Kid Cudi’s contributions that had been heard in previous releases of the album were not included this time around.
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One artist who made the cut on this release was DaBaby, who recently faced backlash because of the homophobic comments he made earlier this summer.
Viewers were also surprised that Marilyn Manson was apparently on the front porch of the house throughout the event. The rocker was charged with rape and assault by a former partner in a lawsuit in May.
Another star who was on the porch was dancehall singer Shenseea, as she posted a picture of herself on her Instagram Story after the event.
One song that was notably missing from the last release of the album was the one in which West sang about “The Loss of My Family”, which had been heard on the previous two listenings.
This was West’s third listening event, following the first at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on July 22 and a second at the same location on August 5. During the first, West was rather low-key, wearing a mask and rouge. mantle, as he was more lively the second time around, including periodically doing push-ups, and then later being hoisted to the top of the arena in the death-defying finale.
Many questions remain about the album dedicated to his late mother Donda West, such as the songs that will be included and who will be the guest artists of the final version. When it actually drops is also a key variable, given that the album’s initial release on July 23 has been pushed back, as have subsequent dates in August, with Apple Music currently marking September 5 as the big time.
Kim Kardashian was a spectator in the crowd at the first two events, joined by the couple’s children. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star – who filed for divorce from West in February – and West share children North West, 8, Saint West, 5, Chicago West, 3, and Psalm West, 2 years.