Kanye West's 'Donda' listening party menu prices shock fans: 'They forgot the decimals?'

Shaquille O’Neal, Caitlyn Jenner, 50 Cent, Lil Kim, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz, CeeLo Green and Big Boi attended Kanye West's 'Donda' listening party

                            Kanye West's 'Donda' listening party menu prices shock fans: 'They forgot the decimals?'
Kanye West and 'Donda's event menu (Photos by Brad Barket/GettyImages/LulaDTwitter)

Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ album listening party not only made noise for the people who attended the much-awaited event but also for its purported food menu which went viral after a photo from the venue was shared on Twitter. The event held at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Thursday, July 22 saw thousands of spectators enjoying the listening session of the rapper’s 10th studio album.

Yes, Kanye West eventually ended up not dropping the album but as per the latest updates, he might release it on August 6. The food menu from the event was widely discussed for its eye-watering prices as many took to Twitter to troll the same. The “Event Day Menu” at the venue included all-beef kosher hotdogs for $40 and $45 for cookies and brownies among other items. Speaking of the event, West’s estranged wife Kim Kardashian showed up at the venue with their four kids. We also saw Shaquille O’Neal, Caitlyn Jenner, 50 Cent, Lil Kim, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz, CeeLo Green, and Big Boi marking their attendance at the much-hyped listening party.

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What was on Kanye West's 'Donda' listening party menu?

According to the various pictures that surfaced on Twitter, the “Event Day Menu” at the Mercedes Benz Stadium saw items like sweet and salty kettle corn which was listed as gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan for $35. Another item included an assorted snack basket that contained gluten-free chips, bars and jerky was priced at $65, crispy chicken tenders were selling for $50 whereas, all-beef kosher franks were priced at $40. Cookies and brownies which were listed as being vegetarian were listed as $45. The menu concluded with the line, “Please see your suite attendant to order”, making clear that all food orders were to be in by 8:30 PM and beverage orderers by 9:30 PM.

If we talk about why Kanye West did not drop the album then the rapper, who recently returned to Instagram, shared a few pictures from the event as various other snippets also made their way on Twitter. The album was almost confirmed after Kanye West premiered a video of the song ‘No Child Left Behind’ in a Beats advertisement that featured athlete Sha’Carri Richardson. The ad saw subtitles that clearly said ‘Donda this Friday’ referring to July 23. Much to everyone’s surprise, the ‘Life of a Pablo’ hitmaker then did not drop the album. He has not shared any official statement on the same yet but it is rumored that his new full-length record might be still in its final stages. ‘Donda’ is now expected to hit the streaming platforms on August 6, 2021.



‘Kanye sure know how to make you feel poor’

Social media users had a field day as they took to Twitter to make fun of the food menu available at ‘Donda’s listening party. One user stated, “Through The whole #DONDA experience all the innanet take away is the screenshot of the "SUITE MENU" that had a $50 Chicken Strip platter... you can tell the folk who ever been in a suite or don't know anythin about how catering work in a stadium.” Another said, “Them hot dogs and chicken tenders…hell the whole menu must feed the Dugger family.”
One user referred to Kanye West’s mother from which the album tittle is inspired and shared, “Donda must've prepared this menu herself. And yes, I know...” Another made fun of the menu and tweeted, “This sounds like the Halo menu lmao.” Meanwhile, one asserted, “Y’all keep posting that Donda listening party menu and now I want chicken fingers.” One, on the other hand explained the prices saying that the surfaced cost were from the Suite Menu. “People really out here tweeting the SUITE MENU from the #Donda listening party without realizing each option is probably enough food for at least 5-10 people. Smh. Learn to read people.” Another shocked individual said, “f**k the prices, what the fuck are vegetarian cookies & brownies???” One said, "They forgot the decimals??" while another concluded, “Kanye sure know how to make you feel poor.”