NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 11: Kanye West performs during Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 on February 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 3)
If anyone is going to break the record for most merch sold at Madison Square Garden, beating out the Pope, it’s obviously going to be Kanye West. Kanye came to New York City this past Monday & Tuesday for The Life of Pablo Tour, where his audience watched the rapper perform on a floating stage, elevated above their heads. Yeezy sold out both nights & as a result, sold over $1 million worth of merchandise, beating out Pope Francis, who came held the record at $540,000.