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L.A. to Kanye

We Forgive You!!!

9/27/2009 11:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

He may be a social pariah everywhere else -- but when Kanye West made a surprise appearance at Common's benefit concert last night in Hollywood, he got a hero's welcome.



The crowd at the show -- which featured Common, Nas, Ludacris, De La Soul, The Roots, Mos Def, Talib Kweli and more -- just exploded when Kanye rushed out on stage. He stayed for a few songs -- including "Good Life" and "Run This Town" -- and had the crowd going nuts the whole time.

Kanye was able to perform without interruption.

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76.

Annie    

Don't invoke the name of Obama here, or, like the health organization Humana, who tried to let Senior Citizens know their Medicare benefits will be substantially cut under the proposed health plan, you'll get slapped with a gag order!
Kanye's behavior is the LEAST of this country's worries! Soon NO ONE will have a voice!

1760 days ago
77.

Bob Dole    

sure, like it was a black panthers partae.... if the goofy south carolina congressman who interrupted Pres Obama went to a kkk meeting, he'd be cheered and loved too.... go figure.....

1760 days ago
78.

Rip It Up    

What a surprise, blacks who hate whites celeberate a black thug for racist behavior. If Kanye had raped Taylor Swift, he'd be a God for this bunch of dumb animals. LA sucks.

1760 days ago
79.

Punkarazzi    

He lost me when he disrespected the young girl. I don't care what color he is.

1760 days ago
80.

Heidi    

It's because the "majority" of hip hop glorifies, promotes fuels ignorance, disrespect and misogyny on all levels.


1760 days ago
81.

horndog    

Our long national nightmare is finally over.

1760 days ago
82.

ChuckyDee    

Same ass wipe, just a different day!

1760 days ago
83.

steve    

i guess he found a crowd of punks like him.that is where he needs to play where idots like his trash

1760 days ago
84.

Deirdre B Pride    



@Heather, they are not making porodys of Taylors video are they? Go ahead admit that Beyonce's video is and was better. Color has nothing to do with this does it?


http://video.yahoo.com/network/100284668?v=6058308&l=3774749

1760 days ago
85.

jason    

Kanye West aint a racist he got a white girlfriend plus he signed alot of white artist on his label. plus its true Beyonce music video is way better than Taylor Swift end of story. everyone knows Kanye West acted a right idiot but get over it he did not killed anyone did he.

1760 days ago
86.

jason    

you guys are dumbass the people who are cheering for him are f**king white people. the people at the front row are white waving their hands to kanye west music.

you racist people makes me laugh you trying everything to start a race war.

1760 days ago
87.

Pickle    

Kanye and other artists in his "genre" have found a great recipe for success. Slow down music made by actual artists so that the lowest common-denominator of people can appreciate it. Dumb it down for the idiots.

1760 days ago
88.

Gerard David Jr    

He's still a big black idiot..and I wouldn't waste my time on anything he does!! I think he hates White People!!! Only black people like that crappy music he makes!

1760 days ago
89.

Eileen Gatti    

Sure they forgive him...they're a bunch of black thugs just like him. They probably pick on little white girls all the time too.

1760 days ago
90.

Law    

Why is everybody calling Kanye West a racist??? Yes, Beyonce is black and Taylor is white, but so what?!!! Just b/c he was saying a black person shoulda won, it does not make him racist. How many of you who are spewing out that word toward a black man are as quick to recognize it in one of your own? Half of you roll your eyes and shake your head anytime you hear a black person scream racism no matter what the situation.

I'm glad Kanye is being forgiven. He was a complete moron for doing what he did, and I was glad his ass got booed. He deserved it. But he apologized, Taylor forgave him, and now we need to MOVE ON. This is NOT as serious as people are making it out to be. Stop headlining everything that a black man does! It was an awards show for crying out loud!! All he did was be RUDE. It's not like he rolled the girl down the damn stairs!! Are you guys saying that his career should be over because of this??!!! I'll give you Michael Vick. I'll even give you Chris Beat-her-down Brown, but come ON with the Kanye West s#it!!! Get over it already!!!!!!

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