Kanye West (b. 1977) is a popular Grammy Award-winning rapper.
His "Glow in the Dark Tour" tour, featured large stage puppets, created by the Jim Henson's Creature Shop. It also included holograms, a light show, and a robot. The tour ran from April 16 to August 7, 2008 in North America, and toured the rest of the world from October 17 to December 7, 2008.
A posting on West's official website stated that the show will have "An Entirely New Designed Set!!! Robot designed by acclaimed artist Christian Colon, creature's [sic] by the legendary Jim Henson's Creature Shop."
- The Muppets' social media marketing for Muppets Most Wanted spoofed the actual current Vogue cover featuring with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, replacing the couple with Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy in her Vivienne Westwood wedding dress from the film.
- In The Muppets episode "Got Silk?", RuPaul says The Swedish Chef's trash-bag design was inspired by Kanye's drop-crotch leather sweatpants.