After the exchange Kanye West headlining the Rolling Loud Festival In Miami, Kid Cudi’s headlining set on Friday was canceled after multiple water bottles were thrown at him from the crowd.
Cudi was playing the fourth song of his set, “REVOFEV,” when what appeared to be a bottle thrown out of the crowd hit him square in the face.
“Yo, I’m going to get off this stage if you all throw another damn thing up here, I’m going, I’m going to go right now,” he said after impact.
“Throw one more damn thing on this stage and I’ll walk away, I’m not fucking playing. I don’t fucking play, you’re gonna ruin it for everyone,” he said. Almost immediately after his warning, another water bottle was thrown at Cudi and he walked off.
Although West’s performance was canceled days before the festival, he showed up that night during Lil Durk’s set, where the duo performed “Hot Shit,” Cardi B’s new song that features them both, as well as West’s classic “Father Stretch My Hands.” ‘ performed pt. 1. Remarkably, the latter song features vocals by Cudi.
A representative for Cudi did not immediately respond diversity‘s request for comment, however, Rolling Loud released the following statement on Saturday afternoon: “Rolling Loud is a family. Our fans, the artists and everyone involved have to take care of each other. Share the love and be respectful to everyone. We love you Cudi. Please take care of each other and let’s have a great Day 2!”
As West pulled out of the festival on Monday, Rolling Loud co-founders Tariq Cherif and Matt Zingler issued the following statement: “We’ve been excited for Ye to headline Rolling Loud Miami 2022. We worked with him and his team for months on the performance. Unfortunately, Ye has decided that he will no longer perform.”
“This is the first time a headliner has pulled off our show and while we don’t take it lightly, we wish them the best. We’re excited to welcome Kid Cudi to Miami as a headliner, and we can’t wait to see what he has in store,” they said.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/kid-cudi-walks-offstage-pelted-water-bottles-rolling-loud-festival-rcna39786 Kid Cudi walks off stage after having water bottles thrown at him at the Rolling Loud Festival