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    I hope everyone was happy watching this guy lip synch his way through his set on Sunday.

    If you were wondering why you didn't see any live instruments, other artists accompany him, or really any conversation from him during his act -- its because he lip synched his way through it.

    He could not have live instruments, other artists with him, or any type of conversation if he was lip synching because it wouldn't work.

    He has been accused and/or done it before:

    We already know many times over that Kanye West is incapable of performing live, which is why we’re glad to report that Mr Ego lip synced on American Idol.

    http://www.inquisitr.com/19812/kanye...american-idol/

    We say the scandal is not that Kanye lip-synched through a live TV performance, but that he failed to lip-synch through a live TV performance. If he'd had all the right bells and whistles on board, we would have been all like, "Wow, this rules," rather than all like, "Wow, this hurts our ears." Just sayin'. .

    http://new.music.yahoo.com/blogs/ble...t-lip-synching

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    Default Re: Kanye West Caught lip synching -- should this guy really have headlined?

    Yeah, so, posting a link to an article which actually refutes the lipsyncing accusation doesn't exactly help your cause there buddy.

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    if you actually watched kanye's set its pretty obvious he was NOT lip synching. sometimes he was out of breath and would have to skip a word or 2.
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    Default Re: Kanye West Caught lip synching -- should this guy really have headlined?

    Quote Originally Posted by still_lurking View Post
    Bringing this one back from the dead...

    After seeing Dre/Snoop et al, should Kanye really have headlined last year?

    Answer: Hell No

    Notice how during Dre/Snoop everyone is actually talking outside of the lyrics? Its because they aren't lip synching.

    Everyone who was on Kanye's nuts after last years "performance", hopefully now you got a clue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    Yeah, so, posting a link to an article which actually refutes the lipsyncing accusation doesn't exactly help your cause there buddy.

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    Default Re: Kanye West Caught lip synching -- should this guy really have headlined?

    Trust me - he couldn't have been lip syncing on Sunday night - his voice was fucking terrible in parts.

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    Default Re: Kanye West Caught lip synching -- should this guy really have headlined?

    He dropped the lyrics on All Falls Down at one point, definitely not lip syncing.
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    Tv is much different. TV Performances often come off sounding MUCH worse than live performances. Look what Arcade Fire did on SNL, and then what they did Saturday. Night and Day. Why most people lip sync on tv. And if you are looking for musical integrity in American Idol, Then you are quite lost.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CitizenJ View Post
    And if you are looking for musical integrity in American Idol, Then you are quite lost.
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    In his second song, he was slamming the mic down below his waist. At times, his words were still sounding when his mic was below his waist. And it was not a synthesizer, or any electronic device that made it sound like the word was continuing. New words were heard when the mic was below his waist.

    People around me at the event noticed the same thing.

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    Well, there's gotta be a youtube video of this somewhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by captncrzy View Post
    Well, there's gotta be a youtube video of this somewhere.
    There is...this appears to be a rip of the webcast. i just watched it. The OP of this thread is obviously retarded.
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    Quote Originally Posted by still_lurking View Post
    In his second song, he was slamming the mic down below his waist. At times, his words were still sounding when his mic was below his waist. And it was not a synthesizer, or any electronic device that made it sound like the word was continuing. New words were heard when the mic was below his waist.

    People around me at the event noticed the same thing.
    The problem here is that it seems you idiots think the King Crimson sample in the song is sung by Kanye.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    The problem here is that it seems you idiots think the King Crimson sample in the song is sung by Kanye.
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    No way he was lip syncing, me and my girlfriend looked forward to his set and enjoyed it. However, we both agreed that he should sing less cause he's not good as it, even Kanye acknowledged he's not a good singer. It was a good performance and he was definitely into it.

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    You can question the source but .... From Spin ... cr****

    The stage was a vast, open white space with West's band – two keyboardists and a guitarist – pushed to the rear, almost out of sight.
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    He had backing tracks that had vocals. Not the same thing as lip syncing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hawkingvsreeve View Post
    He had backing tracks that had vocals. Not the same thing as lip syncing.
    how about a back up singer like Jay z. KANYE SUCKS!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawkingvsreeve View Post
    He had backing tracks that had vocals. Not the same thing as lip syncing.
    They were not backing tracks. I'm talking about his words, his lyrics, his vocals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by still_lurking View Post
    They were not backing tracks. I'm talking about his words, his lyrics, his vocals.
    Ok, seriously, just stop. You have been disproven by everyone else here, and by a source you even linked to. Close the browser. Go outside.
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    Not lipsynching.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hawkingvsreeve View Post
    Ok, seriously, just stop. You have been disproven by everyone else here, and by a source you even linked to. Close the browser. Go outside.
    You saying the words, "You have been disproven" is not disproving.

    Please, prove to me that he was in fact not lip synching. I'd like to think that Coachella didn't stoop down to a lip synching, headline closer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by still_lurking View Post
    You saying the words, "You have been disproven" is not disproving.

    Please, prove to me that he was in fact not lip synching. I'd like to think that Coachella didn't stoop down to a lip synching, headline closer.
    Please, prove to me that Mars isn't inhabited by little green Kanye Wests.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hawkingvsreeve View Post
    He had backing tracks that had vocals. Not the same thing as lip syncing.
    This

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    hahaha and people are bagging on me for kanye killing my roll. This probably has alot to do with it. Probably why he wasn't saying things like "come on" "jump" "get up" or any other crowd exciting phrases in between raps. Or maybe he is just artistic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monko760 View Post
    hahaha and people are bagging on me for kanye killing my roll. This probably has alot to do with it. Probably why he wasn't saying things like "come on" "jump" "get up" or any other crowd exciting phrases in between raps. Or maybe he is just artistic.

    lol
    Exactly. The whole set was canned -- even his lame speech.

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    How about no.

    I liked that it was just him, personally. I loved every minutes of that performance, and it is one of my favorite sets from the nine Coachellas I have gone to.
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    Default Re: Kanye West Caught lip synching -- should this guy really have headlined?

    Watching the webcast I thought he was lipsyching in parts, but by the end of it even if I didn't like you have to give the credit for doing such a large back catalogue and rapping as much as he could for over an 1hr +.

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