07/15/2015 10:56 EDT | Updated 07/15/2016 05:59 EDT

Kanye West performance to close Pan Am Games

American rap artist Kanye West will be in Toronto to close the Pan Am Games, organizers confirm.

West will join Miami rapper Pitbull and Toronto-born Serena Ryder in a televised performance for the July 26 closing ceremony.

West has been rumoured to be set for the Pan Am closing event since basketball player Anthony Bennett tweeted the news on Wednesday.

West played the Ottawa Bluesfest earlier in July, despite a petition to get him off the bill for the festival.

West has also made appearances at Toronto's OVO Festival, organized by local rap star Drake. This year's event is Aug. 1-3 in Toronto.