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Kanye West Will Play SXSW

Rapper will be performing at a midnight show Saturday night

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Kanye West has confirmed rumors that he will be performing at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. The rapper is scheduled for a midnight set at the Vevo Power Station on Saturday night. West had hinted at a possible performance at the festival in a previous video teaser.

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No other details about the show have been announced, but guest performers are likely to turn up. At another recent one-off performance at Manhattan's Bowery Ballroom, West was joined by Nicki Minaj, Bon Iver, John Legend, Pusha T and Swizz Beatz.

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Here's the video announcement for the show, which includes bits of many of West's hits along with some cut-up footage of Parks and Recreation comedian Aziz Ansari.

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