*Drawing Tens of Thousands of Rap Fans to Downtown L.A.’s Banc of California Stadium, Rolling Loud L.A. Kicked Off With Performances From Massive Stars and Local Favorites
Though the weather in much of the U.S. is frightful, hip-hop fans flocked by the tens of thousands to Los Angeles for Rolling Loud for a day of nonstop rap music. Headlined by Post Malone, whose insidiously infectious hits reverberated throughout the grounds, and Lil Wayne, who performed tracks from Tha Carter V, the first day of Rolling Loud Los Angeles was overstuffed with memorable rap moments, from energetic performances to unexpected team-ups and more. On Day 1, festival-goers documented and shared clips of their experiences using a custom AR filter on Instagram Stories created for Rolling Loud.
Below is a photo and video recap of Friday’s most memorable moments at the festival.
Day 1 Recap Video: https://www.dropbox.com/s/erchqr1y0iurcju/DAY%201%20FINAL.mp4
WEST COAST LOCAL HEROES:
Growing from a single day Miami-based festival into a global company and the biggest live brand in rap music, Rolling Loud’s success embodies the spirit of Hip-Hop. Gathering a variety of rap’s biggest names for a two day bash, Rolling Loud most recently put on Rolling Loud Bay Area 2018, which occurred on September 15th and 16th. Headlined by turn-up titan Travis Scott and Taylor Gang ringleader Wiz Khalifa, the artist roster for Rolling Loud Bay Area was as star-studded as they come, boasting Hip-Hop heavy hitters like Rae Sremmurd, Pusha T, Gucci Mane, and Kevin Gates, local heroes like E-40, IAMSU!, Kamaiyah, Mozzy, and P-Lo, XXL Freshmen like Trippie Redd, wifisfuneral and BlocBoy JB, and other rapidly rising stars, including Juice WRLD, Lil Baby, Yung Bans, Lil Skies, and Saweetie. Hosted on the grounds of Oakland Coliseum, Rolling Loud Bay Area brought the blast of hyphy local energy that the rap game desperately needs.
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