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Rolling Loud 2023: Travis Scott's North-American comeback, everyone knows Kai Cenat & Miami's Heat!

Updated: Jul 25, 2023


Lil Yachty at Rolling Loud Miami 2023: Rolling Loud 2023: Travis Scott Comeback, Kai Cenat was everywhere & Miami's Heat!

The first day of Rolling Loud 2023 set Hard Rock Stadium ablaze with sizzling hip-hop performances, despite the scorching sun and record-breaking temperatures. The electrifying lineup had fans in high spirits, eager to witness the best talents the genre has to offer. From Yvngxchris to Playboi Carti, the stage was on fire as artists delivered unforgettable sets.


Ice Spice: Bronx-Born Breakout Star Radiates Confidence Ice Spice proved her transformation from TikTok sensation to a stage performer with a strong and spirited sunset set. The Bronx-native rapper exhibited newfound confidence as she fearlessly rapped through her songs, engaging the crowd to sing along.


Rae Sremmurd: Unexpected Love and Energetic Crowd Rae Sremmurd's hit-packed set delighted the crowd, prompting newfound appreciation for the duo's music. The "ShremLifers" mumbled through lyrics before singing along passionately, celebrating their growth as fans. Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi's energetic performance left a lasting impression on the audience, with memories of their hit "Black Beetle" capping off the night.



Playboi Carti: Intense Rap-Rock and a Raucous Stage Presence Playboi Carti's high-octane set showcased a more aggressive side to his music, taking the audience on a wild ride. The rapper's raucous performance atop a graffiti-covered car, enveloped in fog, created an enthralling atmosphere. Despite his throaty voice and vocal strain, Carti's fusion of rock and rap left fans exhilarated, while previewing his unreleased song, "Pop Out".


Lil Yachty: Crowd-Favorite Hits and Surprising Guests Lil Yachty took the Sprite stage by storm, accompanied by a host of surprise guests, including a cameo by his little sister and streamer Kai Cenat. The mumble rapper's hits, both old and new, whipped the crowd into a frenzy, creating enthusiastic mosh pits. Despite a lackluster reception for some of his recent work, Lil Yachty's performance was a hit with the audience.


Day one of Rolling Loud 2023 was nothing short of explosive, with each artist delivering unforgettable performances that matched the soaring temperatures. The audience braved the heat to witness a thrilling lineup of rap stars, setting the stage for an incredible weekend of music and excitement.



 

Rolling Louda Day Two: Unforgettable Performances and Travis Scott's Memorable Comeback

Travis Scott at Rolling Loud Miami 2023: Rolling Loud 2023: Travis Scott Comeback, Kai Cenat was everywhere & Miami's Heat!

The second day of Rolling Loud 2023 was ablaze with scintillating performances, as festival-goers embraced the sweltering heat to revel in the music of GloRilla, El Alfa, Luh Tyler, 21 Savage, and Ski Mask the Slump God. However, it was Travis Scott's much-anticipated comeback that truly stole the spotlight as he delivered an awe-inspiring performance at Hard Rock Stadium, Miami.


City Girls: Dazzling Show Focused on Female Empowerment City Girls took the goPuff stage by storm, offering a dazzling show filled with bounce beats and boosted bass. The duo's empowering performance emphasized female-centric energy, encouraging women in the crowd to let loose and enjoy themselves to the fullest.


BabyTron: Detroit Rapper Leaves a Lasting Impression BabyTron left a lasting impact with his fantastic set, which included the fan-favorite single "A2Z." Despite initial concerns from the crowd, the Detroit rapper's performance exceeded expectations, leaving fans eagerly awaiting his return.



21 Savage: Elevated Stage Presence and Energetic Collabs Known for his stoic stage presence in the past, 21 Savage surprised fans with heightened energy and engaging collaborations. His live renditions of "Peaches and Eggplants" and "EA" alongside fellow rappers G Herbo and Young Nudy added to the excitement of his set.


NAV: The whole crowd knew the lyrics to every song, and truly had the most memorable fan participation. We found him interacting with the crowd, more than most, and pointing people out that were singing along, he was also brought out for Don Toliver and Uzi's set.


Ski Mask the Slump God: Fan-Favorite Interaction and Infectious Energy Ski Mask's smile shone brightly amid the pyrotechnics as he interacted with enthusiastic fans. The South Florida rapper's stage presence turned his performance into an active and unforgettable experience, with mosh pits and passionate fans singing along to both released and unreleased tracks. Kai Cenat popped out again to make sure everyone knows, the "griddy" is his!



Travis Scott: A Memorable Comeback Performance Amid fireworks and pyrotechnics, Travis Scott returned to North American festivals for the first time since the Astroworld tragedy. Though cautious, Scott's high spirits were evident as he delivered an electrifying set featuring tracks like "Stargazing," "Carousel," and an unreleased track, "God's Country" which we expect to be featured on his new album UTOPIA which is releasing this Friday, "Lost Forever." Announcing that it was the last Astroworld set, Scott's performance marked the end of an era.


The second day of Rolling Loud 2023 will be remembered for its unforgettable performances that captivated the crowd in Miami. Travis Scott's triumphant comeback served as a powerful finale, leaving festival-goers in awe as they bid farewell to an iconic era.



 

Rolling Loud Miami Day 3: A Triumphant Conclusion to an Explosive Hip-Hop Extravaganza

Bryson Tiller at Rolling Loud Miami 2023: Rolling Loud 2023: Travis Scott Comeback, Kai Cenat was everywhere & Miami's Heat!

Rolling Loud Miami's eighth annual edition surpassed all expectations, bringing together a diverse array of hip-hop artists from various corners of the genre. The three-day festival showcased some of the best and brightest talents in the rap world, captivating fans with an unforgettable musical experience.


Rolling Loud 2023: Travis Scott Comeback, Kai Cenat was everywhere & Miami's Heat!

NLE Choppa, a good friend of Kai Cenat, brought Kai to share the stage with him as they "griddied" the set away. This would be the 3rd of Kai's four appearances, making him the most "seen" person at Rolling Loud Miami this year.


Headlining the final evening, A$AP Rocky delivered a cinematic set, teasing unreleased songs like "Grim Freestyle" from his highly anticipated album "Don't Be Dumb" and surprising the crowd with special guests $NOT and ICYTWAT.


The stage was graced by an array of star-studded appearances. Cardi B made a surprise appearance during her husband Offset's set, and Moneybagg Yo was joined by Migos rapper during his performance. Lil Uzi Vert electrified the audience by showcasing new music from their genre-spanning blockbuster "PINK TAPE," making its debut on U.S. shores.


Bryson Tiller made his Rolling Loud debut with his signature "trap soul" sound, charming the crowd with hits like "Don't" and inviting "Let Me Love You" hitmaker Mario to share the stage. The festival also witnessed powerhouse performances from Latto, Don Toliver, Lil TJay, and LUCKI, captivating passionate crowds.


The rising stars, including Eem Triplin, Bktherula, TiaCorine, and DC The Don, showcased their talents, leaving a lasting impact on the audience. Meanwhile, established acts such as Freddie Gibbs, 03 Greedo, and BONES found devoted fans at the festival.


One of the most noteworthy moments came from hardcore punk phenoms Turnstile, who made history as the first rock band to perform at a Rolling Loud event. The collision of hip-hop and guitar-based music was evident, with artists like Playboi Carti incorporating nu-metal riffs and Lil Uzi Vert and Trippie Redd infusing punk aesthetics into their "rage rap" style.


Rolling Loud Miami marked the conclusion of the festival season, which saw expansions in Thailand and Germany and a triumphant return to Los Angeles. Led by founders Matt Zingler and Tariq Cherif, Rolling Loud has big plans in store for 2024. Stay tuned for even more groundbreaking experiences from this iconic hip-hop festival.

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