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Kanye West Playing Johannesburg

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Channel 24 reports that Kanye West is confirmed to play a one-night only concert in Johannesburg on February 2. The event, sponsored by Castle Lite, will take place at an undisclosed venue. Limited tickets are expected to go on sale at Computicket from 28 September, starting at R650 for a standard ticket to R1 000 for VIP tickets. We'll update this space as we get more info, watch Kanye performing "H.A.M. Intro" and "Dark Fantasy" live at Coachella last year above.

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