Kanye West live rating based on critic concert reviews.
ON TOUR

Kanye West

209
critic concert reviews
rap

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

81
%
Based on 
209
critic concert
reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
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Based on 
critic concert
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Real Live Certified  

Real Live Certified badge for artists with consistent, high quality live performances and broad critical acclaim.

Critic Consensus

Kanye West is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 10% of all live performers. Based on 209 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Kanye West is rated as an excellent live performer. Kanye West concert reviews describe live shows and performances as powerful, energetic, intense, ambitious, chaotic, seamless, and breathtaking.

ON TOUR

Accor Arena, Paris, France (February 25); Bora Bill Festival, Rolândia, PR, Brazil (October 12)

Latest release

Jesus is King II (September 26, 2023)

artist info

GENRE
rap
ORIGIN
Atlanta, United States (6/8/1977) (6/8/1977)
BIO
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia), also known as Ye, is a Grammy award-winning American rapper, producer, singer, author, and fashion designer. West began making beats and rapping in the early 90s in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois, when he formed the rap group Go Getters with Chicago natives GLC and Really Doe.
HAS PERFORMED with
Jay Z, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, Pusha T, Pharrell Williams, Lupe Fiasco, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Ty Dolla Sign

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Chicago Tribune (USA)

February 9, 2024
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Ye and Ty Dolla $ign preview ‘Vultures’ at a Chicago listening party full of devotion and contradiction

Miami New Times (USA)

December 12, 2023
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In classic Kanye style, the artist known as Ye plugged his iPhone into a janky aux cord to play the world premiere of his collaborative album with Ty Dolla $ign.

Miami New Times (USA)

February 23, 2022
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Kanye West's Donda 2 Performance Experience Was as Engrossing as It Was Chaotic

Rolling Stone (USA)

February 23, 2022
%
The view from inside LoanDepot Park in Miami as Kanye West revealed his latest album

NME (UK)

December 10, 2021
100
%
December 9, Memorial Coliseum: the pair put their differences aside in aid of the Free Larry Hoover cause. The result is chaotic but utterly rapturous

Los Angeles Times (USA)

December 10, 2021
%
A benefit concert. An act of peacemaking. A rebranding exercise. A romantic Hail Mary. These were the layered circumstances of Kanye West and Drake's king-size performance Thursday night at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

The Guardian (UK)

December 10, 2021
60
%
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum livestream

Past critic reviews published in

Music Feeds (Australia), Vibe (USA), We All Want Someone To Shout For (USA), The Kansas City Star (USA), Las Vegas Weekly (USA) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

Jason Persse [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons