• Kanye West gets emotional at Easter Sunday Service at Coachella

    By: Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    Kanye West brought his Sunday Service to Coachella this Easter Sunday and has a number of musicians and other celebrities in attendance with him.

    As his wife, Kim Kardashian, and their three children -- North, Saint and Chicago -- watched, the rapper debuted a new song called “Water,” and was backed by guests Chance the Rapper, Teyana Taylor and DMX, Billboard reported.

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    Entertainment Tonight reported West was backed by a full band and choir wearing baggie shirts and pants. He didn’t perform until close to the end of the show, according to Variety.

    TMZ reported that at various points he played piano and directed the choir, on top of performing for tens of thousands in attendance, which included family members Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, her boyfriend rapper Travis Scott, and actress and family friend La La Anthony.

    Kanye West performed at his "Sunday Service" April 21, 2019, in Indio, California, a day after performing with Kid Cudi at Coachella.

    Kanye West performs Sunday Service during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Photo Credit: Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella
    Kanye West performs Sunday Service during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Photo Credit: Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella

    Fans who couldn’t attend were able to watch the service live on YouTube, although closeups of performers were captured though a smaller, telescope-like lens.

    In the last hour of the service, TMZ reported an emotional DMX led a prayer and sermon.

    West performed his 2004 single “Jesus Walks” and was moved to tears during the performance, and video on social media shows DMX and fellow rapper Kid Cudi laying their hands on West’s shoulders.

    The service ended with West performing “Ultralight Beam” with Chance the Rapper.

    Fans at the service and watching online can also buy “Church Clothes” in the form of merch, which includes T-shirts, socks, crewnecks and sweatpants.

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