Coachella mentioned 'Nay' to 'Ye's dome – and now Ariana Grande is headlining – EDM All Day
Kanye West grew to become some of the talked-about subjects within the Coachella rumor mill across the mega-festival’s 2019 when phrase started circulating that he’d been tapped to headline. Right earlier than the billing was unveiled, nonetheless, a brand new story arose: Kanye had apparently pulled out of headlining on account of rivalry over the primary stage design.
An unique report from Billboard dove deeper into this rumor, and located the reality to be seemingly extra absurd than what curious onlookers had initially thought. Apparently, Kanye wished to herald one in all his longtime arts collaborators, John McGuire, on board to construct a complete new dome stage in the midst of the Coachella grounds for him to carry out underneath. Such a plan would require elimination of porta-potties, a reinvisioning of the whole venue group, and greater than doubtless would take too lengthy to finish earlier than Weekend 1 settled in, in accordance with a report. As a results of Golden Voice rejecting this concept and Kanye not eager to disrupt his imaginative and prescient, Ariana Grande was quickly introduced in to headline as an alternative.
Billboard additionally identified related dissolution between Kanye and competition promoters occurred earlier in 2018, when the rapper was initially set to headline Governor’s Ball in New York. It appears as if he’s merely not a festival-friendly act.
H/T: High Snobiety