Kanye West and Clipse // Diesul U Music 2009 NYC Tour

Rapper Kanye West surprised the audience and performed on stage with fellow rappers Malice and Pusha T of the Clipse during the Diesel U Music 2009 NYC Tour at Webster Hall last Thursday (Jul 30) in New York City.

In related news, Kanye and Eminem are both nominated in the same four categories for the upcoming 2009 MTV VMAs: Video of the Year, Best Male Video, Best Hip Hop Video and Best Special Effects. It’ll be interesting to see who takes what September 13th when the VMAs air live from Radio City Hall in NYC.

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