How Kanye West surprised fans at Coachella

Kanye West (Photo credit: Splash News)

Kanye West took over Coachella on Sunday, April 21, 2019, with a special Easter Sunday Service.

The 41-year-old rapper gave the festival crowd a taste of what it’s like to attend one of his famous Sunday church services at his star-studded set at the festival in California, which saw the “Gold Digger” hitmaker backed by his gospel choir.

He opened with a series of covers and kicked off proceedings with his version of Stevie Wonder’s “Do I Do,” then Kool & The Gang’s “Summer Madness” and The Gap Band’s “Outstanding.”

After powering through 25 songs, a mix of covers and renditions of his own hits, Kim Kardashian West’s husband surprised fans with the live debut of his new track.

He simply told the crowd: “It’s called ‘Water.’ ”

The set also saw his regular collaborator and fellow Chicago native Chance the Rapper come out to rap his verse on “Ultralight Beam.” Special guests included Kid Cudi, 2 Chainz, Teyana Taylor and DMX.

They were joined by family members, including her sisters Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, and Kendall Jenner, who all came out to support West and took center stage at one point.

And just like the usual service, their daughter North West, 5, showed off her adorable dance moves.

West announced the festival appearance on a video posted to Kim’s Twitter account earlier this month.

He wrote: “We’d like to make an announcement that we just booked another show. We will be doing Sunday Service, sunrise at Coachella.

“Only one date that mountain would be available to us: Easter Sunday at Coachella. That confirmation was confirmed last night.

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