Kanye West has a rather interesting habit of showing up or not to places you don’t expect. If your many tries pay off, maybe he’ll show up.
It seems that Rolling Loud Miami had drawn the lots for this year’s event, but sadly the rapper said, “Snake eyes.”
“Due to circumstances outside of our control, Ye will no longer be performing at Rolling Loud Miami 2022,” a tweet from the annual festival’s handle wrote on Sunday and revealed Kid Cudi as the rapper’s substitution.
Ye was supposed to headline the July 22 show, along with artists like 2 Chainz, Saweetie, Lil Yachty, Playboy Carti, Three 6 Mafia, and many more.
In a statement, Tariq Cherif and Matt Zingler, the Rolling Loud co-founders, stated that this was “the first time a headliner has ever pulled” out of a concert, but they wished West “the best.”
“We were looking forward to Ye headlining Rolling Loud Miami 2022. We spent months working with him and his team on the performance. Unfortunately, Ye has decided that he will no longer be performing,” according to the statement.
“This is the first time a headliner has ever pulled [out of] our show, and though we don’t take it lightly, we wish him the best. We look forward to welcoming Kid Cudi as a headliner in Miami, and we can’t wait to see what he has in store.”
While this might be unmatched for Rolling Loud, this is strongly in Ye’s deckhouse. Less than two weeks before Coachella, The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia took the opportunity to replace him as a headliner.
The cancellation happened briefly following the Grammys cancellation of his performance for “concerning online behavior.”
He had wanted a set at Rolling Loud Miami last year. However, he eventually ruled not to play after the announcement of pushback for his newest album Donda.
However, at the minimum, Rolling Loud will never forget the last December 2021 show in California, where Ye surprised the crowd at the Nos Events Center in San Bernardino.
What can we do? Luck is random, and so is Ye.
Facts About Ye
Kanye West is one of modern music’s most influential and brilliant artists. He’s a rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur who has created several fashion lines along with his musical career.
He was first discovered in the early 2000s as he produced singles for numerous artists, including Roc-a-Fella Records and developed what some people call the “chipmunk soul” sampling style.
The College Dropout was his debut studio album, released in 2004. It gained critical and commercial success. He then found his record label called GOOD Music that same year.
He has been involved in quite a few controversies. And he’s tied to several high-profile personalities, such as Megan Fox and his future ex-wife Kim Kardashian, with whom he has four children.
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