Kanye West has reportedly scrapped negotiations to headline the 2019 Coachella music pageant in California after organisers reportedly refused to let him rework their stage set-up.
The Energy hitmaker beforehand topped the pageant invoice again in 2011, and had been in talks to return as certainly one of three headlining acts for this 12 months’s bash, nevertheless sources inform TMZ that Kanye and pageant manufacturing officers at Goldenvoice mutually agreed to desert the concept after failing to succeed in an settlement relating to the sort of stage the rapper wished to carry out on.
Experiences counsel he didn’t wish to keep on with the standard static rectangular platform, branding it “artistically limiting”, and wished as a substitute to usher in his personal contraption – doubtless one thing just like the floating stage he used through the Saint Pablo Tour in 2016.
Goldenvoice bosses reportedly declined to provide in to Kanye’s calls for, fearing it could negatively affect the opposite acts scheduled to carry out, and consequently, the talks fell by way of.
Kanye has but to touch upon the claims.
Coachella officers have but to unveil the 2019 line-up, however it has been rumoured that Infantile Gambino, Justin Timberlake, and Rihanna can be topping the invoice on the occasion, which can happen over two consecutive weekends in Indio in April (19).
If the information is true, it is going to mark certainly one of Infantile Gambino’s greatest remaining reveals, because the rapper and actor, actual identify Donald Glover, plans to retire the stage moniker after one remaining album and shut that chapter in his life as a musician.
In the meantime, Rihanna’s reported involvement is certain to get followers excited as she just lately teased plans to launch new music in 2019 – her first full mission since Anti in 2016. She has scaled again her dwell performances within the final couple of years to deal with her Fenty Magnificence make-up model and her appearing profession, which was given an enormous enhance in 2018 with the discharge of Ocean’s 8.
The Weeknd, Beyonce, and Eminem headlined the 2018 Coachella pageant.