Los Angeles, CA – Fans at Adidas’ 747 Warehouse event in Los Angeles got a huge surprise when Kanye West showed up for a quick performance. ‘Ye joined Kid Cudi on stage to perform “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1” during the NBA All-Star Weekend show on Saturday (February 17).
The appearance was West’s second public performance since his hospitalization in 2016. Last November, he similarily popped up at a Cudi show in Chicago.
West’s appearance during the NBA All-Star weekend event comes just a few days after he briefly returned to Instagram. Yeezy reemerged on social media on Valentine’s Day (February 14), sharing a post directed at his wife Kim Kardashian-West. The next day, he deactivated his account once again.Prior to his brief online comeback, West had been absent from social media since May 2017 when he deactivated his Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Although he’s been out the public eye, the G.O.O.D. Music founder has reportedly been working on a new album for months. According to TMZ, West was actually seen leaving his Calabasas studio with A$AP Rocky before the surprise appearance at the Adidas event.