Kanye West, often known as Ye, is now not headlining the primary night time of Rolling Loud Miami 2022, the competition introduced. As a substitute, Child Cudi can be acting at Exhausting Rock Stadium on Friday, July 22. Headlining the subsequent two nights of the competition are Future and Kendrick Lamar.
“We had been wanting ahead to Ye headlining Rolling Loud Miami 2022,” Rolling Loud co-founders Tariq Cherif and Matt Zingler stated in a press release shared with Pitchfork. “We spent months working with him and his staff on the efficiency. Sadly, Ye has determined that he’ll now not be performing. That is the primary time a headliner has ever pulled off our present and although we don’t take it flippantly, we want him the perfect. We stay up for welcoming Child Cudi as a headliner in Miami and we will’t wait to see what he has in retailer.”
Earlier this yr, West was introduced as a headliner of the 2022 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Competition. After suggesting that he wouldn’t carry out on the Indio, California occasion, West pulled out of his headlining slot simply weeks forward of the competition. He has since been sued by a Los Angeles–primarily based manufacturing and design agency that alleges non-payment for work on West’s canceled Coachella efficiency.
Again in February, West hosted the Donda Expertise Efficiency in Miami. In the course of the present, West carried out a lot of songs from Donda 2, together with “Eazy” with the Recreation. West lately reunited with the Recreation to carry out “Eazy” at an occasion for the Compton rapper’s forthcoming album Drillmatic.
Additionally in February, West and Child Cudi had a public falling out. Not lengthy after, the rappers had been each featured on the Pusha T tune “Rock N Roll.” Cudi indicated that it’s his final ever collaboration with West.
Earlier this month, Cudi made his debut mixtape A Child Named Cudi out there on digital streaming platforms for the primary time. He additionally shared a best hits assortment referred to as The Boy Who Flew to the Moon, Vol. 1. He begins a tour of North America, Europe, and the UK in August.
Pitchfork has reached out to representatives for Kanye West and Child Cudi for remark and extra info.