NEW YORK, NY, February 24, 2009 â€“ Kanye West had the audience on their feet as he taped an episode of â€œVH1 Storytellersâ€ February 13 at The Sony Stages in Los Angeles. Fans can watch this exclusive performance when â€œVH1 Storytellers: Kanye Westâ€ premieres Saturday, February 28 at 9PM on VH1 and will premiere on Saturday, March 7 at 9PM* on Palladia, MTV Networksâ€™ high definition music channel.
The 90-minute episode will feature West performing songs from his critically acclaimed album 808â€™s & Heartbreak in addition to past hits. Following in the “Storytellers” format, West will answer questions from the audience and give viewers a unique opportunity to hear the inspiration behind such hits as â€œFlashing Lights,â€ â€œStronger,â€ â€œGood Life,â€ â€œTouch The Skyâ€ and from his new album 808â€™s & Heartbreak, â€œSee You In My Nightmares,â€ â€œRobocop,â€ â€œAmazing,â€ â€œSay You Willâ€ and â€œHeartless.â€
Users will be able to view the complete episode at Storytellers.VH1.com beginning February 28 with an online exclusive performance of â€œLove Lockdown.â€ Beginning today, fans can go online for a sneak peek performance of â€œStronger,â€ several days before it will be seen on-air. For more on “VH1 Storytellers: Kanye Westâ€ users can log on to Storytellers.VH1.com.
“VH1 Storytellers: Kanye Westâ€ is a production of VH1. Patrizia DiMaria produces with Lee Rolontz and Bill Flanagan serving as executive producers.
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