Kanye West Performs Shortly After Breakup

April 22nd, 2008 // 1 Comment

The reason cited for the superstar rapper’s recent breakup from his former fiancée was his grueling work schedule and true to form, shortly after their split was announced, Kanye held a concert at the Nokia Theater last night in downtown Los Angeles. Rihanna was the opening act and her boyfriend, Chris Brown, made his way into the audience just before she went on stage.

Other celebrities attending the concert were Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz and just as it often is in nature, in this pairing the male of the species appears to be the flashier of the two. Ryan Phillippe also showed up for the evening, looking low-key and it appears solo.

As for those celebs not pictured, Serena Williams was also there, accompanied by Common. Maybe the earthy rapper is just what the doctor ordered to help Serena heal after her very public heartache.

Photos: FlynetOnline.com

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By Lisa Timmons
  1. Starla

    OK, let me get this straight. Kanye goes on with his show dispite the fact he just broke up with his girlfriend (who helped him him through his mother’s passing away), Rianna performed while her “brother” Chris is in the audience, & maybe *tee hee* pregnant Ashlee with Sideshow Pete are there????? Jesus, and I missed all this shit?? back on the meds. I thought they where all for reals, bro.

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