But now Kanye, 44, has been removed from the Grammys lineup, a source told The Blast.
According to an informant close to the Yeezy founder, his team received a phone call on Friday informing him that he would no longer be performing at the awards ceremony.
The source continued on to say that the Grammys “unfortunately” made the decision “due to what they deem to be concerning online behavior.”
KANYE VS. TREVOR
KANYE West's Grammys performance has been canceled amid his public war against his ex-wife Kim Kardashian and show host Trevor Noah.
Kanye's removal was also instigated by his beef with Trevor Noah, which began when the comedian spoke out about his divorce from Kim Kardashian, 41.
He said during his Tuesday The Daily Show segment: "I'll be honest with you — what I see from the situation is a woman who wants to live her life without being harassed by an ex-boyfriend or an ex-husband or an ex-anything.
"You may not feel sorry for Kim because she's rich and famous, because she appropriates Black culture ... but what she's going through is terrifying to watch and shines a spotlight on what so many women go through when they choose to leave."
Shortly after, Kanye clapped back via Instagram in a since-deleted post, re-writing the lyrics to "Kumbaya" as "k--- baya my lord," a slur that refers to a Black person who rejects their ethnicity.
The father of four's post resulted in a temporary ban from Instagram, as Meta confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that his behavior violated their policy on hate speech, bullying, and harassment and that he was restricted from posting, commenting, or sending direct messages for a 24-hour period.
Trevor attempted to reconcile their quarrel with a comment on the musician's post, reading: "You're an indelible part of my life Ye.
"Which is why it breaks my heart to see you like this. I don't care if you support Trump, and I don't care if you roast Pete. I do, however, care when I see you on a path that's dangerously close to peril and pain.
"Don't ever forget, the biggest trick racists ever played on Black people was teaching us to strip each other of our Blackness whenever we disagree. Tricking us into dividing ourselves up into splinters so that we would never unite into a powerful rod."
Sources also revealed that Kanye and his team were not surprised by the Grammy's decision.
Earlier in the week, the award show announced performances by Billie Eilish, BTS, Lil’ Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo, and Jack Harlow.
Despite the snub, the rapper has been nominated for Album of the Year for his wildly popular Donda.
Kanye has yet to address his canceled performance.
OUT FOR REVENGE
The record producer has been embroiled in drama surrounding his split with Kim, ignited further by her blossoming relationship with Pete Davidson, 28.
Despite months of social media outbursts and attacks directed at the SNL comedian, a source recently told The Sun: “Kanye wants to go for full custody of the children.
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