Kanye West ended his set early Sunday night (Oct. 2) at Meadows Festival in Queens, New York City, following obtaining information that his wife, Kim Kardashian, was robbed at gunpoint in her Paris hotel space. “Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint within her Paris hotel space this evening, by two armed masked males dressed as police officers. She is badly shaken but physically unharmed,” her spokesperson Ina Treciokas stated in a statement to Billboard The robbers took valuables well worth several millions of dollars, mainly jewelry, police advised the BBC. noting, “The complete volume is nevertheless becoming evaluated.” The incident took place about 3 a.m. community time in Paris at a discreet luxury residence behind the Madeleine Church, in which Kardashian stayed at least once ahead of, in 2014, just before her marriage to West. Police have been guarding the web-site Monday. Kim Kardashian and her sisters Kendall Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian are in Paris for vogue week. Prior to the incident, Kim shared footage from a Givenchy style show on her Snapchat.
Kanye, who was headlining the festival, went onstage at 8:45 p.m. He was scheduled to perform until eventually ten p.m. but ended his set at 9:40, halfway through the song “Heartless,” announcing: “I am sorry, family emergency, I have to halt the show.”
The set was a makeup of kinds for his scheduled Governors Ball efficiency, which was canceled in anticipation of a lightning storm that under no circumstances arrived.
The promoters of Governors Ball, Founders Entertainment, also are behind this inaugural Meadows Festival. West hit the stage a small after eight:45 to a full fireworks display before breaking into “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1,” with the big screens on the sides of the stage dark. When he launched into “Well known,” the screens abruptly came to lifestyle, with Yeezy, bathed in a red glow, rapping the lyrics determinedly whilst wearing a Tupac shirt. He then went into an abbreviated set of his recent featured verses — Drake’s “Pop Design,” ScHoolboy Q’s “THat Component,” then a run via of “Mercy,” Chief Keef’s “Will not Like” and his personal “All Day” — while standing on the railings separating him from the crowd. He then returned to the stage for some of his older hits, which include “Can’t Tell Me Almost nothing” and “Power.” An emotional “Blood on the Leaves,” “New Slaves,” “Jesus Walks” and “Flashing Lights” followed and had followers singing along. “Wolves” was the final total song he received by way of, just before briefly starting “Heartless” and leaving the stage. Founders Entertainment released a statement about the incident: “Due to a family emergency, Kanye West was forced to end his functionality in the direction of the end of his set.
We enjoy the fantastic demonstrate he place on for supporters to shut out the inaugural Meadows Festival. Our ideas are with West and his household.” Kanye just lower his #themeadowsnyc set short, citing a “family members emergency.” pic.twitter.com/Yg6VQC5ieQ This publish will be updated quickly with a lot more info.