Kanye West is set to hit the stage at the BET Awards ’10 on June
27, according to an update posted on the BET website. The performance will mark
his first return to an awards show since he interrupted Taylor Swift at the
2009 MTV VMAs.
West is also nominated for two BET Awards, including Video of the
Year for his work on Jay-Z’s “Run This Town,” which also features
The multiplatinum rapper and producer has been making a gradual
return to the spotlight in recent months. On Tuesday, Kanye treated students at
three different high schools in Chicago to private concerts. He was joined by
fellow Chi-town MCs Common and Lupe Fiasco, who performed for the students as
part of the Kanye West Foundation’s annual Stay in School event.
In May, Yeezy made a surprise appearance at a Manhattan nightclub,
where he held an impromptu listening session of a few songs from his upcoming
album Good Ass Job. Then, earlier this month, West’s latest track
“Power” hit the Internet.
At press time, West has not announced what song he will perform at
the BET Awards. (Via MTV News)