The former Los Angeles Laker was hospitalized on Oct. 12 after being found unconscious from a drug overdose at a Nevada brothel. He fell into a coma after his condition worsened, with problems with his heart, kidneys and lungs reported.
While his prognosis initially looked bleak, a few days later, on Oct. 16, Odom awakened from his coma and was able to breathe on his own. He went months, however, without making any public appearances and few updates.
West’s big event came after the rapper announced the name of his seventh album, “The Life of Pablo,” on Wednesday night. The live stream event is being streamed live to 700 theaters in 23 countries, as well as on music subscription service Tidal. Tickets to the listening party sold out within ten minutes of their release last week.