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Kanye West's Stage Spectacles

Kanye West's Stage Spectacles

Reuters

If there's two things that Kanye West loves, it's his "baby mama" Kim Kardashian and performing on stage. We're about to show you pictures of the latter.

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No matter your opinion of the rapper's music, there's no denying that West stages some some of the most elaborate spectacles in the business. Whether he's performing atop a faux-volcano or inadvertantly stealing the spotlight from Taylor Swift, Kanye certainly knows how to get the crowd's attention.

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Check out some of West's most memorable moments below.

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2005 MTV Movie Awards

West performs at the MTV Awards at Miami's American Airlines Arena on August 28, 2005.

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NFL Opening Kickoff

West performs as part of the NFL Opening Kickoff at the Coliseum in Los Angeles, California, on September 8, 2005.

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48th Annual Grammy Awards

Singer Kanye West, dressed in a band major uniform, performs "Gold Digger" at the 48th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 8, 2006.

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2006 Brit Awards

Kanye West of the U.S. performs on stage at the Brit Awards at the Earls Court Arena in central London February 15, 2006.

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Live Earth New York

Kanye West performs during the Live Earth New York concert in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on July 7, 2007.

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Rolling Stone Anniversary Party

West performs during Rolling Stone magazine's 40th anniversary VIP party at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on September 9, 2007.

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50th Annual Grammy Awards

Kanye West performs at the 50th annual Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles on February 10, 2008.

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2008 Brit Awards

West is seen during the 2008 Brit Awards in London on February 20, 2008.

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2008 MTV Europe Music Awards

A picture of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama is projected as Kanye West and Estelle perform during the MTV Europe Music Awards ceremony in Liverpool, northern England, November 6, 2008.

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2009 MTV Video Music Awards

Kanye West takes the microphone from Best Female Video winner Taylor Swift to praise the video entry from Beyoncé at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York on September 13, 2009.

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2010 BET Awards

West performs at the 2010 BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 27, 2010.

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2010 MTV Video Music Awards

The artist performs at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles on September 12, 2010.

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84th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Kanye West dances on a float during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York on November 25, 2010.

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Coachella 2011

West opens his show on a lift over the crowd during the last concert of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California, on April 17, 2011.

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2011 Mawazine World Rhythms Music Festival

U.S. singer Kanye West performs during the 10th Mawazine World Rhythms Music Festival in the Moroccan capital of Rabat on May 21, 2011.

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Austin City Limits Festival

West closes the first day of the Austin City Limits Festival with an elaborate show on September 16, 2011.

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