Kanye West literally set the stage on fire (maybe too much fire?) as he closed out the 2015 Billboard Music Awards with a performance that viewers at home could barely see or hear.
There was so much fire from the pyrotechnics that we could hardly see ‘Ye.
Plus, someone in the control room must have fallen asleep while pressing the censor button, because 99.999% of the performance was muted, making for a terrible viewing experience in living rooms all over the country.
Yeezy kicked off his performance with his latest single “All Day” before briefly taking us back to his ‘Yeezus’ days with “Black Skinhead.” From what we could hear, it sounded great, and the parts that we did see (we had to peak through the fireworks) looked cool.
We didn’t even know whether or not that was really Kanye up there performing until it ended and the stage lights went up:
(Try to) watch Dr. West’s show-closing performance here: