Coachella introduced all the most important names in music to the California dessert this weekend, however many artists took time to pay tribute to those that weren’t capable of be there.
As he closed down he competition on Saturday, Child Cudi paid his respect to the late Nipsey Hussle and Mac Miller. Establishing his 2009 hit “Pursuit of Happiness”, Cudi advised the group, “This subsequent one, I wanna dedicate this to Mac Miller and Nipsey Hussle. And I would like y’all to sing this shit as loud as you possibly can. Promise me. Can I get a yeah?” The viewers responded with an enthusiastic affirmation.
He wasn’t the one one to honor Miller (who handed in September) and Nipsey (who was shot and killed on March 31st). At his early night set on Friday, Jaden Smith was the primary to shout out the latter via his autotuned mic. Chatting with the viewers, Smith mentioned, “We simply misplaced a legendary particular person, a tremendous man, a legendary MC, so I wish to use this time right here up on stage on Coachella to simply say R.I.P Nipsey Hussle. We love you,” adopted by a short second of silence.
Then on Saturday, Wiz Khalifa promised that “the Marathon at all times gonna proceed, my brother,” referencing Nipsey’s 2010 mixtape and model. He advised the group to make some noise for the late MC earlier than including, “Now make some noise for a Pittsburg legend that we misplaced; his identify is Mac Miller.”
As beforehand reported, additionally gave nods to each Miller and Nipsey. As .Paak and his Free Nationals closed their set with the Miller collaboration “Dang” off The Devine Female, he advised the group to place “One hand within the air for my brother, I miss him a lot, Mac Miller.” He added, “One hand within the air for my brother, Nipsey Hussle!”
Discover video clips of all of the dedications beneath.
.@wizkhalifa pays tribute to @nipseyhussle + @macmiller ? :
“The Marathon will at all times proceed my brother.. make some noise once more for Nipsey Hussle — make some noise for a Pittsburg legend that we misplaced, his identify is Mac Miller”. #Coachella #WizKhalifa #NipseyHussle #MacMiller pic.twitter.com/no7UZD0pqp
— Grecia S. Lopez (@grecialopez_LA) April 14, 2019
#AndersonPaak performs “Dang!” At #Coachella and dedicates it to #MacMiller and #NipseyHussle 🙏💙 pic.twitter.com/NrwwshX3Uj
— Energy 106 (@Energy106LA) April 13, 2019
Infantile Gambino additionally took a second to say Miller and Nipsey throughout a speech amid his unbelievable headlining set on Friday. Whereas it wasn’t as direct a dedication as the opposite performers, it was highly effective second through which he inspired the viewers to “really feel one thing, and move it on.” Verify video of the emotional scene beneath.
Infantile Gambino breaks down somewhat speaking about Nipsey Hussle, Mac Miller, & his late father 🥺😢🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/gxQW99wA7y
— Get together on the Rooftop (@AtRooftop) April 13, 2019