Not even Jesus (or at least a well-appointed look-alike) could save
His "Yeezus" tour debuted with a much-discussed kickoff over the weekend in Seattle. That set was complete with an indoor mountain, Confederate-themed merchandise and Christ himself. But his set at
West hasn't issued any statement clarifying the situation, but planned a makeup date at the same venue on Oct. 31. His Seattle show also got off to a late start after some equipment was stolen, leaving fans to mull his politically volatile merch table for several hours.
It was the second major hip-hop show to meet a last-second demise this weekend. Drake also put the kibosh on his Saturday show in Philadelphia -- an hour after its start time, when fans had already arrived at Wells Fargo arena.
The cancellation was the latest snafu for Drake's "Would You Like a Tour," in support of his "Nothing Was the Same" album. The dates have already been marred by weeks of delays and a major speedbump in the opening acts, after the rapper Future was booted for reportedly criticizing Drake's record in what he claimed were off-record remarks (Future has since apologized and been re-invited back).