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Kanye De Replay?

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Not likely. At least not at tomorrow's NFL Kickoff Event. Based on his press conference yesterday, it looks like Kanye isn't even allowed to mention Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath in any context when he performs or promotes the concert. Who's to say what he'll do on his $2 Bill show or the weekend's relief benefit airing across the cable music channels. That doesn't mean it'll be a bad show though and the entire NFL Kickoff concert is free to the public. All you have to do is get to the Memorial Colisseum by 2:30 tomorrow (the NFL recommends the Metro) and you should get a seat for the show which also includes Rihanna (whose Pon de Replay is the dance song of the summer), Good Charlotte and Maroon 5 at the home of the NFL's first Super Bowl.

If you want to be part of the televised audience, though, you can get tickets here.

LA Downtown News wonders less about the political tenor of the show and considers the impact it will have on the NFL returning to the city of angels (although maybe that's Katrina related as well). Meanwhile, we wonder what Kanye's Imaginary Monologue Coach is cooking up just in case a Down With Bush rally breaks out.