Tickets to Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 premiere and album premiere event at Madison Square Garden may be sold out, but that doesn’t mean his fans still can’t attend.
After announcing he sold out the New York City venue Thursday, it has been reported that Kanye, 38, is hiring paid extras to attend the highly anticipated fashion and music event on Feb. 11. Onset Productions has put out an ad seeking 1,200 paid extras to participate. While not everyone who applies will be accepted, casting is currently open. “Extras will be among the first in the world to hear the new album,” the ad teases.
Those that are chosen to attend will receive anywhere from $50 to $80 in cash for their participation. The rate varies based on which day you apply for. Extras, who must be 18 years or older to participate, will also have to be camera-ready. “Extras will go through makeup and wardrobe and will be positioned thoughout the floor of Madison Square Garden in a fully designed set,” the ad reads. “They will stand comfortably throughout the set and receive direction on their performance gestures.”
Onset Productions members can apply to attend rehearsals for the show, which will take place Feb. 9 in Long Island, New York, and Feb. 10 at 10:30 a.m. EST at Madison Square Garden, or the actual live performance, which will occur Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. EST. Onset Productions announced Friday that members will be notified this weekend if they are chosen to attend.
If you’re not selected to be an extra and were unable to snag a MSG ticket, you can still watch Kanye’s show live. The event will be live-streamed throughout select theaters worldwide on Feb. 11. U.S. tickets are not available at theater box offices and are only being sold online. Click here for a full list of show locations and times.
While Kanye is in full swing prepping for his Yeezy Season 3 fashion show and album premiere, he has yet to confirm the title of his latest musical project. His forthcoming album, originally titled “Swish,” was renamed “Waves” last month. Following a Twitter feud with Wiz Khalifa regarding the “Waves” title, Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian, hinted her husband may be switching up the name ahead of its official release. “WAIT new poll. Which album title do you like best?” she asked fans on Twitter Monday. The poll results showed that the “So Help Me God" was the most popular option.