Kanye West Heads To Kuala Lumpur, Eats Like A King
West, 29, is expected to perform material from his platinum selling albums The College Dropout and Late Registration, as well as selections from his upcoming album, Graduation.
The rapper will be accompanied by a female string orchestra during the performance, which is a being billed as a major event for the growth of the Hip-Hop scene in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur is the largest city in Malaysia, with a population of over one and a half million people.
The concert is West's only in the region, after upcoming dates in Japan and South Korea.
In related news, West is making headlines because of a music promotion company's plan to fly in a chef from Britain, for a dinner meeting scheduled for Wednesday in New York.
The company has paid over $3,900, plus travel and accommodations to fly the head chef of the Cardiff, Wales based restaurant the British Raj to Manhattan, to serve a meal for West and seven associates.
Head chef Kaysor Ahmed will prepare the meal, which will include a specially prepared fish dish, vegetables, onion bhajees, chapati breads and other exotic foods.
Ahmed will then taken by helicopter to London's Heathrow Airport tomorrow (Mar. 6). From Heathrow, Ahmed will will head to New York, where the meal will be served to West and his associates on Wednesday.