Kanye West plans to make a huge splash during New York Fashion Week by debuting his new fashion line and his new CD simultaneously on February 11, 2016. The multi-Grammy award winner will premiere Yeezy Season 3 in combination with an album release celebration for his new CD Waves which is being released the same day. According to Vogue, he will host his fashion/music event at Madison Square Garden. Following his template for Season 2, he will once again livestream the presentation globally in movie theaters. Tickets are already being sold for theaters throughout the United Kingdom by Vue Cinemas.
Performance artist Vanessa Beecroft, who entertained at the Yeezy Season 1 and Season 2 events, will also be featured at the Season 3 premiere. For his season one fashion show, West sent guests white hooded windbreakers, and for season two, the gift was a camouflage T-shirt. For season 3, invitees are receiving an olive jacket with the words “Yeezy” written on the left sleeve, and “Season 3” on the back. Waves, which was previously titled Swish and Help Me God, is West’s seventh solo CD, and his first since his platinum Yeezus album which was released June 18, 2013. He tweeted, “This is not album of the year. This is album of the life.” The CD has eleven songs, including No More Parties in L.A.” featuring Kendrick Lamar. West performed one of the songs from the CD, “Fade,” on September 16, 2015 during his Yeezy Season 2 fashion show in Manhattan. He previously premiered “Wolves” from the album at his Season 1 event on February 12, 2015 in New York.City.
You can expect a star studded audience for Yeezy Season 3 featuring a who’s who of hip-hop and fashion, including Beyonce, Jay-Z, Rihanna, and Diddy. Of course, West’ wife, Kim Kadarshian, will be front and center in the first row along with her mother, Kris Jenner, and her sisters Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, and Kylie Jenner. Two days later, West will perform songs from Waves February 13 on Saturday Night Live.