Kanye West Made His Nashville Audience Sing Along to the Taylor Swift Line in "Famous"

Several times, apparently.

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Kanye West and Taylor Swift's friendship has been, well, let's call it shaky.

After a rough start when Kanye interrupted Swift's speech at the 2009 VMAs, the pair seemed to make nice and forge a friendship. Then, earlier this year, West released his song "Famous," featuring the now-infamous line, "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex. Why? I made that bitch famous." West insisted Swift had approved the lyric, Swift insisted she hadn't, and then Kim Kardashian leaked a recording of Swift and West's phone call discussing the song. It was a ~whole thing~.

In spite of the tension between the two, West didn't shy away from performing the controversial song during a concert on Swift's home turf in Nashville Saturday night. In fact, according to The Tennessean, he performed it quickly (it was the third song in his set) and repeatedly.

During his first performance of the song, West directed the crowd to shout along to the lyric about Swift. When they did, he was so happy, he asked the DJ to start the song over again.

"I need to hear that loud in Nashville," he told the crowd. "I need to hear that so loud in Nashville."

West ended up starting the song over three times, The Tennessean reports.

"So many people told me, 'You've gotta take that line out of the song. You gotta play it safe,'" West explained from the stage.

Since West has never been one to "play it safe," we can't say we're shocked that he left the line in the song.

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