Kanye West is set to hit the stage at the BET Awards '10 on June 27, according to an update posted on the BET website. The performance will mark his first return to an awards show since he interrupted [article id="1621389"]Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV VMAs[/article].
[article id="1639471"]West is also nominated for two BET Awards[/article], including Video of the Year for his work on Jay-Z's "Run This Town," which also features Rihanna.
The multiplatinum rapper and producer has been making a gradual return to the spotlight in recent months. On Tuesday, [article id="1641116"]Kanye treated students[/article] at three different high schools in Chicago to private concerts. He was joined by fellow Chi-town MCs Common and Lupe Fiasco, who performed for the students as part of the Kanye West Foundation's annual Stay in School event.
In May, [article id="1640028"]Yeezy made a surprise appearance[/article] at a Manhattan nightclub, where he held an impromptu listening session of a few songs from his upcoming album, Good Ass Job. Then, earlier this month, [article id="1640287"]West's latest track "Power" hit the Internet[/article].
At press time, West had not announced what song he will perform at the BET Awards.
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