Kanye West Performs New Tracks At Private NYC Event
Kanye West Performs New Tracks At Private NYC Event

New York City proved once again why it's considered the city that never sleeps last night (Aug. 12), as top hip-hop artists held events around town. But one of the most celebrated ones was Kanye West's secret show at the Lower East Side's The Box, during which he performed old and new tracks for industry insiders.

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During the show, and while backed by John Legend on piano, Kanye performed an auto-tuned freestyle to "Say You Will" based on a cheating girlfriend. "I ask your ass for some pictures and you act like you can't go to the shower and get your girlfriend to take some nasty pictures for a n***a 'cause I'm on tour/and these bitches in west bubbaf**k look like sh*t, and I rather jack off to your ass," 'Ye comically rapped as members in the audience laughed in response.

Video: Kanye West performs secret show in NYC

Kanye also performed his new record "Mama's boyfriend" off of his as-yet-untitled upcoming album which drops November 16th, among other tracks.

Video: Kanye West performs secret show in NYC

Kid Cudi, Mr. Hudson and Estelle -- who jumped on stage for an impromptu performance of "American Boy" -- were among those in the attendance.

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