AHH Stray News: Kanye Performs, Wyclef, Diddy

AllHipHop Staff

Kanye West gave a rare performance in London last night (November 15). West hit the stage for his first high profile concert, since an incident when he crashed the stage during Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech during the MTV Music Awards in September. Beyonce was performing at the O2 Arena when she brought out special guests Jay-Z and Kanye West. Jay-Z hit the stage with his wife and the duo performed the track “Crazy in Love,” while the R&B diva and West performed a remix of her track “Ego.” The concert was historic because Beyonce gave away all the tickets for the show, a first for an artist at the 02 Arena.

Rapper/singer Wyclef Jean will make an appearance on the David Letterman show tonight to support his brand new project From the Hut, To the Projects, To the Mansion. The Haitian born singer will perform a track from the new album with pop singer Cindy Lauper. Lauper is one of the guest featured on Clef’s DJ Drama-produced album, which also features appearances from Eve, Timbaland, Lil Kim and others. The David Letterman show airs tonight at 11:30 PM EST on CBS. Tomorrow (November 17), Wyclef will also perform at the grand opening of Best Buy in Union Square in New York City.

Rap mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is planning an extravagant party to celebrate his 40th birthday in New York this Thursday (November 19). Combs will be celebrating at the Plaza Hotel’s Grand Ballroom, where he and celebrities like Queen Latifah, Russell Simmons, Spike Lee and others will gather to celebrate the moguls born day. According to the New York Post, Combs has hired event planner Bronson Van Wyck to create a fantasy dream land, complete with a light display, an art display, a fashion installation and even a labyrinth. Combs stated that he is trying to create the party of the century to celebrate his 40th birthday. In related news Diddy has been tapped to open a brand new night spot titled Vanity on New Years Eve. Combs will host a party to open the Hard Rock Cafe's latest club in Las Vegas. Although Combs will not be available when the ball drops on New Year's Eve, he will host the party to officially open the club on or around January 2nd."