Kanye West opened the 2010 BET Awards with his first serious live television appearance since his outburst at the MTV Music Awards September last year. First “serious” because he’s only otherwise appeared backing Jay-Z on his live appearances (like at the Isle Of Wight festival earlier this month). (Let’s totally forget his awkward interview on Leno’s terrible show, too.) West did the defiant “Power,” performed on top of a volcano that sometimes gave off “lava,” and smoke, and that transported him through other, sometimes snow-capped mountain ranges:
Confident poses, bold jewelry, and no shirt. The Kanye West Apology/Redemption Tour: Officially over?