Kanye West, Elliot Briones

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While Kanye West may be known for his concert rants, the rapper showed off his softer side during a recent performance in Austin.

Elliot Briones, who has been a fan of Yeezy for years, attended West's concert in Texas, where he received a special surprise from North West's papa that truly made his night. 

Briones, who is in a wheelchair, sat in the second row during the show and when he had a hard time seeing the stage, Kim Kardashian's man took notice.

"I was in the second row" to see Kanye. "There were a lot of people blocking me, and Kanye noticed," Briones exclusively tells E! News. "Kanye told the security guard to give me the mic," after the show.

Kanye West, Elliot Briones


Of course, the 37-year-old star kept his word, and his security guard gave Elliot his gift, which he accepted with pride and joy.

"I want to thank him. It's up in my room," Elliot tells us, adding that he has been a devoted fan of West's "ever since "Golddigger" came out." 

Unfortunately, Elliot did not get to meet his idol, as "Kanye went over the limit of time for the concert, so he left quickly after" although he has nothing but fond memories of the night after 'Ye's kindhearted gesture.

"It means a lot to me," he said. "I don't know how to explain, it's just a humble experience."

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Elliot's mother also captured her son's reaction on video after he was presented with Yeezy's mic. His ear-to-ear smile is absolutely contagious as he says he had "the most amazing day ever."

"I'm on cloud nine," Elliot says.

And it's all thanks to Kanye West!

—Reporting by Lindsey Caldwell

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