Sweet Yeezus: Rapper Kanye West to headline Pan Am Games closing ceremony

Kanye West at the Glastonbury Festival in June. 

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American rapper Kanye West will highlight the closing ceremony of the Pan Am Games on July 26.

Pan Am organizers announced West as the headliner for the final day of the games, which opened July 10 and feature 6,000 athletes from 41 nations in the Americas and the Caribbean.

The opening ceremony drew about 45,000 to Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto with a similar number expected when the games close.