Rihanna, who has been a hiatus after producing seven albums in seven years, showed she hasn’t lost any of her sexual energy.
She performed an hour-long set that included many of her hits.
West’s appearance created some anticipation that McCartney would hit the stage next to perform his collaboration with them “FourFiveSeconds.” But it was not to be.
Instead, Rihanna was joined by rap duo Rae Sremmurd. They performed their hit “No Type” with Rihanna before she yielded the stage for them to perform “No Flex Zone” solo.
West also performed a 10-minute mini-set solo. He sang a medley that included “Black Skinhead” from his album Yeezus, and “Niggas in Paris” from his collaboration with Jay Z on Watch the Throne.
He also sang “Clique,” “Gold Digger” and “Flashing Lights” from Cruel Summer.
Then he slowed things down to perform his new McCartny collaboration “Only One.” The song is a tribute to his late mother Donda West, sung from her point of view to baby North West.
It was his first live performance of the song, according to Rolling Stone.
West and Rihanna sang “Run This Town,” “All of the Lights” and a mash-up of “Diamonds From Sierra Leone (Remix)” and “Diamonds” that brought down the house.
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