Kanye West has announced that he'll be staging his first opera, Nebuchadnezzar, this weekend.
The opera is named after the ancient Babylon king Nebuchadnezzar, who Kanye West referenced in his recent interview with Zane Lowe when talking about his Yeezus tour.
Kanye West announced the opera on Twitter last night (17 November), sharing an image of the invite designed by Nick Knight, which features a golden engraving of the Babylonian king.
Invite artwork by Nick Knight pic.twitter.com/U7IBqe1Gxk— ye (@kanyewest) November 17, 2019
The rapper's first opera will be directed by Italian performance artist Vanessa Beecroft, and will feature music by Kanye West's Sunday Service group, alongside Peter Colins and Infinities Song.
Last month Kanye West released his JESUS IS KING album.