Kanye West Mic Malfunctions At Coachella Surprise Performance – WATCH VIDEO
Kanye West made a surprise appearance at Coachella on Friday, but the bigger surprise was when his mic malfunctioned. Watch below.
As Gossip Cop reported, the 2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival kicked off yesterday in Indio, California. A$AP Rocky was one of the first night highlights on the outdoor theater stage, and much to the crowd’s shock, West came out toward the end of the set to join him. The two performed together at first with Rocky clearly audible.
But when he went silent for West to spit his own rhymes, absolutely nothing could be heard. The rapper’s mic was completely dead. To his credit, West kept up his energy and enthusiasm, but it really just looked like someone miming. An angered Rocky reportedly threw his mic and walked off stage afterward, abruptly ending the show.
Neither has mentioned the screw-up on social media. Prior to the event, Rocky tweeted to his followers, “COACHELLA SEE YOU TONIGHT AT 7:30.” And not long before his unexpected appearance, West took to Twitter to show off shirts he’s selling in tribute to Kobe Bryant. A longtime fan and friend, he was one of the notable celebrities at the Lakers player’s final game earlier this week.
West also went on stage for Jack U’s set later Friday night (see photo above), which was apparently more successful. Check out video of the mic malfunction below.