Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella
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Kanye West leads ‘Sunday Service’ on Easter at Coachella

Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Rapper Kanye West mingles with the crowd at Coachella 2019.

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Kanye West marked Easter on April 21 at Coachella wth a full-on gospel celebration.

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Kanye West’s Easter performance at Coachellaincluded a 100-singer-strong gospel choir, a band with a dozen percussionists, a harpist, bassist, the occasional Roland beatbox and a church organ.

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Fans set their alarms for Kanye West’s Coachella event, the first morning performance in the festival’s 20-year history.

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

People pack Kanye West’s event during Weekend 2 of the festival at the Empire Polo Club grounds.

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Kanye West’s Easter “Sunday Service.” The rapper has long wrestled with religion and sought solace in spirituality, most famously in “Jesus Walks.”

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Dancers with Kanye West perform on Easter morning at Coachella.

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

West and dancers appeared in loose-fitting clothes in shades of purple.

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Kanye West during “Sunday Service.”

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Kanye West’s event at Coachella on April 21.

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Azia Ysaguirre, of Las Vegas, shields friends from the morning sun before watching Kanye West at Coachella.

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Kanye West, at left, leads his Easter morning performance.

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Festival-goers line up to view and purchase clothing during Kanye West’s “Sunday Service.”

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Kanye West performs on Easter at Coachella

Merchandise for sale at Kanye West’s Easter “Sunday Service.”

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