Previewing Rolling Loud Music Festival

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer

From May 5-7, the biggest names in Rap/Hip-Hop are going to be in the City of Miami for the hip-hop music festival, Rolling Loud. The lineup for the three-day event includes artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Future, A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Young Thug, Flatbush Zombies and many others. Rolling Loud recieved a lot of attention this year on social media outlets as artists promote the event, many people attending claim that this year’s event to be the best one yet.

“I’m expecting to vibe with everyone who enjoys rap as much as I do,” junior Adrian Junco said. “I can not wait to see some of the biggest legendary rap artists in the world.”

The music festival, sponsored by Postmates and Monster Energy Drink, kicks off on Friday at 4:00 p.m. and will be held at Miami’s largest amphitheater, Bayfront Park, in downtown Miami along Biscayne Boulevard. As people attending the event start prepping for the weekend, artists too are preparing for the music-filled weekend, flying into MIA Airport and already meeting up with the other artists performing.

The original lineup announced earlier this year included both Tyler, the Creator and Kodak Black, however both will be unable to make it. But, a major additions were made to the lineup and now rapper Gucci Mane and rap group Run The Jewels will be performing at the event alongside the other fifty or so rappers.

Revolt TV will be having a livestream from 5 p.m.-11:30 p.m. on Friday, 1:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m. on Saturday and 1:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m. on Sunday for those who were unable to purchase tickets or make the event.

Rain or shine, no matter what age you are, Rolling Loud music festival represents the perfect place to feel free and sing at the top of your lungs with the people who love rap and hip-hop music the most.

“I can’t wait to listen to all my favorite artists and make insane memories with all my favorite people,” junior Cecilia Campillo said.