Why Kanye West's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Cover Had So Much Significance In Glastonbury

130,000 petitioners could not stop Kanye West from performing one of the most electrifying Hip-Hop acts at Glastonbury and how did he win over the crowd? Well, Mr.

West used one of the legendary British Rock bands Queen, as his inspiration by covering their hit "Bohemian Rhapsody."

(Video Of The Performance Below)

The cover itself was iconic because one of the most memorable performances of "Bohemian Rhapsody" happened to be the 1989 performance at Wembley Stadium.

Not only was the performance one of the most popular ones still to date among fans, but it got the crowd energized and had them singing along word for word.

West must have obviously known the affect the song has on the British crowd because his cover had a similar affect in terms of getting the crowd engaged.

Another very obvious amount of significance that his performance had was with his mother Donda West.

As you can tell throughout the video of the performance, West put most of the emphasis of his cover on the words "Mama." It's particularly emotional because last week Entertainment Weekly reported that West put the blame of his mother's death on himself.

West has honored his mother in songs like "Hey Mama" and most recently "Only One."

"If I had never moved to L.A. she'd be alive," he said according to the article. "I don't want to go far into it because it will bring me to tears."

With honoring his mother, paying homage to one of the finest rock bands and getting the crowd engaged seemed to be the mission of West.

However overall, there is also the feeling that West wanted to prove to the over 130,000 petitioners that not only was he worthy of performing at Glastonbury, but that he can do it in grand fashion.

Check out the "Bohemian Rhapsody" cover performance below.

Kanye West Performs A "Bohemian Rhapsody" Cover At Glastonbury 2015