Inter Ultras' Plans for Kanye West Abruptly Collapse

Kanye West and his lover Bianca Censori watched Inter Milan play against Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League | Imago

Inter Ultras' Plans for Kanye West Abruptly Collapse

Ayoola Kelechi 23:43 - 22.02.2024

Despite earlier plans to team up with the star rapper and producer, Inter's fans will have to shelve their project for another time

In an unexpected turn of events, plans for 500 Inter Milan ultras to join Kanye West on stage at his concert in Assago have dramatically fallen through. 

The collaboration, which had the football and music communities buzzing, was set to be a highlight of Kanye's concert tonight, but has now been unexpectedly scrapped.

A Promising Collaboration

The connection between Kanye West and the Inter ultras began when the rap star, along with his partner, was spotted at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza during Inter's Champions League match against Atletico Madrid. This wasn't Kanye's first foray into the Italian football scene, having previously attended a Serie A game between Genoa and Milan. 

The relationship took a creative turn when the Curva Nord Milano 1969, a prominent Inter ultra group, received writer's credits on two songs from Kanye West and Ty Dolla Sign's album "Vultures 1". The ultras contributed background vocals to the tracks "Carnival" and "Stars", marking an unusual fusion of football fan culture with the music industry.

Plans Fall Through

Everything was set for the ultras to share the stage with Kanye West at the Assago Forum, in what would have been a unique crossover event. However, as reported by Gazzetta dello Sport, the arrangement collapsed abruptly on Wednesday evening, just hours before the concert. 

The specifics of what led to the cancellation of the ultras' participation remain shrouded in mystery, leaving fans and spectators to speculate on the reasons behind the sudden change.

Disappointment and Speculation

The cancellation of the ultras' stage appearance has left many disappointed, with fans looking forward to the unusual collaboration between the iconic rapper and the passionate football supporters. The incident raises questions about the logistics and negotiations involved in planning such a crossover, as well as the potential challenges of bringing together two vastly different fanbases.

Despite the setback, the story of the planned collaboration between Kanye West and the Inter ultras has captured the imagination of many, highlighting the unexpected ways in which the worlds of sports and entertainment can intersect. As both communities move on from this abrupt end to what could have been a memorable event, the episode remains a testament to the unpredictable nature of creative ventures.