A representative for the rapper said a truck that carried the screen was in an accident that "damaged the gear beyond repair". The vehicle was on its way to Vancouver.
He said in a statement that it would be "impossible" to put on a show until the screen is repaired.
Thursday's show in Vancouver and next week's shows in Denver and Minneapolis were postponed.
Kanye's tour kicked off this month in Seattle.
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