Kanye West Breaks Down While Dedicating Song to Mother

Just a week after his mother passed away, Kanye West was back on stage to give a heartfelt performance in Paris.

The 30-year-old rapper broke down while dedicating a song to his mom, who died from complications after undergoing plastic surgery.

One audience member told People West uttered the word "mother" and could go no further. The ensemble started playing the music from the top to give him a fresh start, but he just walked off stage, returning approximately 10 minutes later.

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He closed the nearly 60-minute concert with his latest song, "Stronger," and placed emphasis on the lyrics "I need you right now," directing the words to his audience. They answered him in such a way that one person even described the experience as "magic."