Winning Shot: Watch Kanye West break character for just a second, get busted for smiling by TV cameras


Breaking news: Kanye West smiled yesterday.

The rapper performed “All Day” live at Sunday’s NBA playoff game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls, and during the match sat court side at the United Center — a good spot to witness LeBron James’ game-winning shot.

At one point during the game, West is seen chatting with former Bulls great Scottie Pippen, and the cameras appear to catch ‘Ye flashing a rare smile… until he realizes the cameras are on him, and that trademark scowl comes roaring back almost instantly.


The Vine clip below has now been looped more than 6 million times.

According to People magazine, even West’s parody account had some fun with it, tweeting: “Ye almost let y’all catch him having a good time. Almost.”

No word from ‘Ye himself, though.

Here is West and Pippen, knowing the cameras are watching…