Kanye West's tour features a giant mountain, Jesus, and Confederate flag-emblazoned merch

Kanye West's tour features a giant mountain, Jesus, and Confederate flag-emblazoned merch

Kanye West’s new tour merch certainly isn't boring. Rather than make cheap, giant T-shirts emblazoned with his name and the Yeezus tour dates, West has opted to make a run of fairly dark merch, including shirts featuring praying skeletons, Confederate flags, and bleak images of a computerized West. West even co-opted a little bit of Metallica’s style, both for the shirts’ bleakness and for the typeface used for his Yeezus logo. The shirts run $35 and are being sold at West’s tour stops, all of which are listed below. 

And about those tour dates: West has only done one Yeezus show so far (a scheduled second night was suddenly canceled and rescheduled under "unforeseen circumstances"), but judging from the early reviews, the production sound bananas. Filled with religious imagery, the show involves not only 12 dancing apostles and a bunch of dancers swinging incense burners, but also an actor playing Jesus and a giant mountain which West descends from to gift the populace with his raps.

Kanye West tour 2013
Oct. 22—SAP Center—San Jose, California #
Oct. 23—Oracle Arena—Oakland, California #
Oct. 25—MGM Grand Garden Arena—Las Vegas, Nevada ^
Oct. 26—Staples Center—Los Angeles, California #
Oct. 28—Staples Center—Los Angeles, California #
Oct. 31—Pepsi Live At Rogers Arena—Vancouver, British Columbia #
Nov. 1—Honda Center—Anaheim, California #
Nov. 3—Pepsi Center—Denver, Colorado #
Nov. 5—Target Center—Minneapolis, Minnesota #
Nov. 7—United Center—Chicago, Illinois #
Nov. 8—Nationwide Arena—Columbus, Ohio #
Nov. 9—United Center—Chicago, Illinois #
Nov. 10—Palace Of Auburn Hills—Detroit, Michigan #
Nov. 12-13—Air Canada Centre—Toronto, Ontario #
Nov. 14—Bell Centre—Montreal, Quebec #
Nov. 16—Wells Fargo Center—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania #
Nov. 17—TD Garden—Boston, Massachusetts #
Nov. 19—Barclays Center—Brooklyn, New York
Nov. 20—Barclays Center—Brooklyn, New York +
Nov. 21—Verizon Center—Washington, DC #
Nov. 23—Madison Square Garden—New York, New York #
Nov. 24—Madison Square Garden—New York, New York +
Nov. 29—American Airlines Arena—Miami, Florida #
Nov. 30—Tampa Bay Times Forum—Tampa, Florida #
Dec. 1—Philips Arena—Atlanta, Georgia #
Dec. 5—New Orleans Arena—New Orleans, Louisiana #
Dec. 6—American Airlines Center—Dallas, Texas #
Dec. 7—Toyota Center—Houston, Texas #

# with Kendrick Lamar
+ with A Tribe Called Quest
^ with Pusha T 

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