Watch A Sneak Peek Of Kanye West’s Audition On ‘American Idol’


Earlier this year, a video surfaced of Kanye West auditioning for FOX’s American Idol. There were many questions viewers asked themselves, but one in particular left them in limbo — did Ye get the golden ticket to Hollywood?

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With a new video posted on Twitter by his wife, Kim Kardashian West, we gained a little bit of insight as to how the Chi-town native ended up before the show’s three judges. “I always wanted to rap and no one really believed in me, so I wanted to try some things out,” he said to Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr.

After J. Lo asks the “Heard Em’ Say” rapper what he’s planning to perform, the preview cuts off, but judging from a previous clip that hit the ‘Net not too long ago, it seems as if Yeezy did a rendition of his 2005 track “Gold Digger.”

Check out the preview below ahead of the singing competition’s air date on Jan. 6.

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