Watch Kanye West Perform 'Gold Digger' in Golden Ticket-Worthy American Idol Audition
Spoiler alert: Kanye West made it to Hollywood
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The rapper gave a brief introduction: “My name is Kanye. I’m from the south side of Chicago originally a producer. I always wanted to rap and nobody really believed in me.”
The hosts chimed in: “I hope that works out” and “good luck with all that.”
Harry Connick Jr. Takes Us Inside Kanye West’s Idol Audition
West then gave us serious 2005 nostalgia by launching “Gold Digger” in a performance packed with expletives and a Lopez name drop.
In the end, the smiling judges handed over a ticket to Hollywood to an excited West.