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Kanye West performs in Jamaica as he releases BTS companion film to yet-to-be-released Jesus Is King

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The lord works in mysterious ways, and apparently so does Kanye West.

The rap superstar and husband to Kim Kardashian has been promising his new album Jesus King for quite some time now, but in lieu of the music, he has shared a trailer and now a behind-the-scenes featurette to a companion film of the same name that will be released, presumably alongside the actual album.

Saturday’s video drop came one day after the hip hop artist was seen in Kingston, Jamaica, where he performed in front of a huge crowd in the island capital’s Emancipation Park.

Soulful: Kanye West was seen in Kingston, Jamaica on Friday, where he performed in front of a huge crowd in the island capital's Emancipation Park

Soulful: Kanye West was seen in Kingston, Jamaica on Friday, where he performed in front of a huge crowd in the island capital’s Emancipation Park

Although it was Friday, West brought his weekly Sunday Service to Jamaica, where he continued his devotional performance with the help of a choir of at least 120 people, according to TMZ.

In the Jesus Is King BTS clip, which clocks in at under two minutes, Yeezus begins things much in the same way he started off his trailer for the film from earlier in the week: with quotes from scripture, set against a blue background.

This time, however, West is heard in voice over, stating various sentiments on his current perspective:

‘We’re here to spread the gospel. I’m not here for your entertainment,’ Kanye solemnly informs his viewers.

In rapture: Although it was Friday, West brought his weekly Sunday Service to Jamaica, where he continued his devotional performance with the help of a choir of at least 120

In rapture: Although it was Friday, West brought his weekly Sunday Service to Jamaica, where he continued his devotional performance with the help of a choir of at least 120

Feeling it: The Jamaica performance came at the same time as a new video dropped in relation to Jesus Is King

Feeling it: The Jamaica performance came at the same time as a new video dropped in relation to Jesus Is King

The word: The Jesus Is King BTS clip begins much in the same way his trailer for the film from earlier in the week began, with quotes from scripture set against a blue background

The word: The Jesus Is King BTS clip begins much in the same way his trailer for the film from earlier in the week began, with quotes from scripture set against a blue background

Natural beauty: This time, however, West is heard in voice over during some landscape shots presumably in and around Arizona

Natural beauty: This time, however, West is heard in voice over during some landscape shots presumably in and around Arizona

‘I’m a evangelist. So my music, my films, every conversation, every room I go in, we’re here to save souls,’ he continues. 

‘You know, save people from eternal damnation. I use art to make believers,’ he concludes emphatically.

Soon, after some landscape shots presumably in and around Arizona, the focus shifts to artist James Turrell, whose famous Roden Crater installation outside Flagstaff serves as the site for Kanye’s film. 

After Turrell is shown speaking somewhat esoterically about his art and theory, we see Kanye with his team of filmmakers, presumably lining up the shot outside the crater that was featured in the Jesus Is King trailer: a long slow zoom outside the crater tunnel, looking in.

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The man: 'We're here to spread the gospel. I'm not here for your entertainment,' Kanye solemnly informs his viewers

The man: ‘We’re here to spread the gospel. I’m not here for your entertainment,’ Kanye solemnly informs his viewers

Behind the camera: We soon see Kanye with his team of filmmakers

Behind the camera: We soon see Kanye with his team of filmmakers

We then move to one of the interior spaces of the installation, known as the Crater’s Eye, with West filming his choir as they sing spiritedly and in unison.

A conductor is also seen, directing the group of singers with otherworldly passion.

After another quote from the bible, another angle from within the crater is shown, with a circle of light coming from above that resembles the moon.

Lining it up: He is presumably lining up the shot outside the crater that was featured in the Jesus Is King trailer ¿ a long slow zoom outside the crater tunnel, looking in

Lining it up: He is presumably lining up the shot outside the crater that was featured in the Jesus Is King trailer — a long slow zoom outside the crater tunnel, looking in

Holy moment: We then move to one of the interior spaces of the installation, known as the Crater's Eye, with West filming his choir as they sing spiritedly and in unison

Holy moment: We then move to one of the interior spaces of the installation, known as the Crater’s Eye, with West filming his choir as they sing spiritedly and in unison

Both the choir conductor and Kanye himself are visible, with the latter sitting behind A/V controls. 

West raises his hand, inspired by the proceedings.

Kanye’s new movie, slated for release in giant IMAX, is directed by Nick Knight, who helmed the musical artist’s Blkkk Skkkn Head and Bound 2 music videos and has worked with Lady Gaga and Bjork. 

The album meant to go along with the film has a release date that is still unclear, after numerous delays.

Eerily pretty: Another angle from within the crater is shown, with a circle of light coming from above that resembles the moon

Eerily pretty: Another angle from within the crater is shown, with a circle of light coming from above that resembles the moon

Coming soon: Kanye's new movie, slated for release in giant IMAX, is directed by Nick Knight, who helmed the artist's Blkkk Skkkn Head and Bound 2 music videos

Coming soon: Kanye’s new movie, slated for release in giant IMAX, is directed by Nick Knight, who helmed the artist’s Blkkk Skkkn Head and Bound 2 music videos

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