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Kanye West to Perform at 2013 MTV Video Music Awards West will head to Brooklyn later this month as he's been added to the official lineup for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.

This will be the seventh time Ye has taken stage at the annual ceremony, tying Madonna for the most performances. The rap icon is expected to perform "Black Skinhead," from his latest album,Yeezus.

MTV made the announcement on Instagram, writing, "BREAKING! Kanye West to perform at the 2013 #VMAs 8/25 at @barclayscenter! Don’t worry Ye, we got your damn croissants."

Kanye joins previously announced performer Lady Gaga, who will showcase her new single "Applause," lifted from her forthcoming album ARTPOP, due November 11.

The 30th annual MTV VMAshow airs live on August 25 at 9 p.m. ET from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

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