Kanye West is made this year's host of talent show Thirst Studio Global Sessions. The contest that seeks potential music talents all around the world will also hold the acts of Paul Oakenfold, Erick Morillo and Gym Class Heroes.
West will have to fly to Las Vegas for the finale that will take place May 25-27.
Throughout 2006, Thirst Studio traveled the globe in search for new musical talent. Some people are selected en route and the winners from each country will perform at the event this weekend. The ultimate champion will get the opportunity to record a track in Palm Studio with Gabriel & Dresden.