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Kanye waited five years to premiere his song "Hey Mama" on Oprah's stage.

"It's a song I wrote for my mother back in 2000," Kanye says. "It's actually tattooed on my arm. It's one of my favorite songs, and I saved it for the opportunity to be on The Oprah Winfrey Show and perform it for [my mom]."

"So what does that feel like, having your son sing a song just for you?" Oprah asks.

"My God, it's unbelievable," Donda West says.
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Published on September 09, 2005

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