Watch What Happened When Kanye West Auditioned For ‘American Idol’

5 January 2016, 09:53 | Updated: 5 January 2016, 10:08

Kanye West

Yeezy earns a Golden Ticket to Hollywood.

After teasing the audition of an eager young rapper called Kanye West, American Idol have finally released the full footage.

Accompanied by his then-pregnant wife, Kim Kardashian, Yeezy took advantage of the chance to display his lyrical skills for judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban.

“I always wanted to rap and nobody really believed in me,” he told Urban. 

Watch the hilarious performance below:

Lopez in seen mouthing “It better f***king be me,” as Kanye bursts into his rendition of ‘Gold Digger’ which includes the lyrics “My psychic told me she have an ass like Serena, Trina, Jennifer Lopez, four kids." 

“I can’t believe it!” he squeals with excitement as he was handed the Golden Ticket to the next round.

American Idol returns for its final series on 6th January on Fox.