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Make the second half of 2023 all yours – here’s week 28. And the summer is more than alive! After some years cooldown we are more than back. The rap superstars are storming Europe and perform in front of HUGE crowds. Some of them even created an earthquake. Here are some crazy shows, a very personal curation, that you have to see. These show that the big players in rap and hip hop don’t just look good on your next campaign, they are also among the best entertainers and get tens of thousands of people going nuts. Enjoy the show!
Let’s get it!
Photos courtesy of #SebastienNagy / #TravisScott, #MattEachus / #PlayboiCarti, #WirelessFest / #MetroBoomin / #Future, #SplashFestival / #LilUziVert and #LilYachty
Travis Scott causing earthquake weeks before performing at the pyramids in Gizeh
Travis Scott is back. He is so back. After weeks of speculations and teasers around the upcoming 4th album UTOPIA, it was time that he announced the pre-order bundles and a crazy livestreamed show at the pyramids in Gizeh. Mark your calendars for July 28th! Weeks before he caused an earthquake during his performance at I-Days Milano. And damn, these photos from LesArdentes in France are something else!
Playboi Carti with the Vamp Vibes
The king of vamps Playboi Carti was also back in Europe with shows at Wireless, Rolling Loud and others. And after all these years, the European crowds appreciate his shows more than ever and sing along. Check out some full sets on YouTube – worth it!
Metro Boomin brought out Future at Wireless!
STRAIGHT HEAT! MetroBoomin brought out Future during his set at Wireless Festival in London and said their collab album is dropping real soon. When does this guy sleep? Metro has released his LP ‘Heroes & Villains’ in different editions in 2022 and then kept going with the Across The Spider-Verse Soundtrack, produced most of Young Thug’s latest album and once again announces a new project!
Lil Uzi celebrates the Pink Tape at Splash! in Germany
Lil Uzi Vert has blessed the world with his latest, very experimental project ‘The Pink Tape’ that shows the versatility of the rapper and lets him have fun with different genres. The crowd at Germany’s Splash! Festival appreciates the return of Uzi onto big festival stages and wants to rock with him! Rap and metal gatekeepers alike were fast to criticise his genre-blend, but man, how can you criticise pure fun!