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Kanye West has been announced as the headlining performer for the 2014 Summer X Games in Austin, Texas.

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Among other headlining acts are Mac Miller, Dillon Francis, Mayer Hawthorne and Flaming Lips. The X Music event will take place at the Austin360 Amphitheater.

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The Chicago rapper is finishing up his Yeezus Tour with nine more performances in February. His high energy and reputation for unpredictable performances should fit right in with the X Games atmosphere.

“X Games Austin 2014, will be a four day sports, music and lifestyle festival,” said Scott Guglielmino, Sr.Vice President of programming and X Games for ESPN via the X Games website. “The best athletes, competing at the highest levels remain the core of X Games.  But we’re incredibly excited about being able to create a full-scale festival around that, which celebrates some of the other elements of the X Games lifestyle – music, friends, family, food and fun.”

ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 20 hours of live X Games events, with a variety of BMX, Skateboard, Moto X and Rally and Off-Road Truck competitions. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, January 24th via Ticketmaster.

-Patrick Hazel (@pattywack25)