Post Malone with an illuminated Hard Rock Stadium in the background.
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Rolling Loud Miami 2021 made history this weekend, setting the bar as the first major festival to return to the stage in over 18 months. The three day affair was packed with epic performances from A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, and Post Malone, along with appearances from stars like Rihanna, Diddy, Teyana Taylor, James Harden, Iman Shumpert, Tyler Herro, and many more. Fans enjoyed undeniably good vibes under the photogenic sunsets and palm trees of Miami.
Post Malone ended the weekend-long festival with a bang, giving fans an electrifying performance of his biggest hits on the CÎROC Stage, and taking time to express his excitement and appreciation for the festival’s re-emergence. The rest of the festival brought a diverse group of high-wattage performances, including sets from rap superstars like Megan Thee Stallion and Lil Uzi Vert, plus veterans like Gucci Mane and T-Pain.
Stay tuned for Rolling Loud New York 2021, coming this October!
Check below for some highlights from a cinematic Sunday at Rolling Loud Miami 2021.
Rack City, Rack CIty, Rack City — Tyga lit up the Audiomack stage. Credit: Rolling Loud / @thirdeyecreator
Post Malone closed out hip-hop’s biggest festival by performing an endless array of hits.
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The 21-year-old star from up the Tamiami trail wows the crowd with his powerfully grainy vocals…though the crowd’s energetic belting of his lyrics meant he barely had to sing. Photo credit: Rolling Loud / @HENRYHWU
“Whole Lotta Money” hitmaker BIA makes her festival debut as her hit remix with Nicki Minaj climbs charts. Credit: Rolling Loud / @simonchasalow
A standout performer during Rolling Loud’s first “Loud Stream,” Memphis rapper and Crunk revivalist Duke Deuce brought a high-octane energy to his set. Credit: Rolling Loud / @baeth
BfB Da Packman proved why he’s the game’s funniest rapper with his punchline-packed songs and top-tier stage banter. Credit: Rolling Loud / @BaileyAccorto
Gucci Mane introduces the festival crowd to The New 1017 during his hard-hitting set. Credit: Rolling Loud / @simonchasalow
Auto-tune pioneer and Tallahassee native T-Pain jokes with the crowd as he plays his hits. Credit: Rolling Loud / @emilygardnerx
Rick Ross struts his stuff for an appreciative hometown crowd. Credit: Rolling Loud / @Snap_LL
Atlanta’s own Latto performs her first festival set under her new stage name. Credit: Rolling Loud / @simonchasalow
Dressed like a punk princess, the DMV Diva unleashed an electrifying performance on the Monster Stage. Credit: Rolling Loud / @emilygardnerx
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Rolling Loud Founders Tariq Cherif & Matt Zingler. Credit: Rolling Loud / @itchyeyephotos
Hip-hop heavyhitter Young Thug shut down the CIROC Stage performing some of his biggest hits and debuting a new track for his dedicated fans. Credit: Rolling Loud / @jamesbaxter
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Legendary hip-hop icon Diddy watched Travis Scott’s headlining performance from the crowd. Credit: Rolling Loud / @baeth
2021’s guest verse go-to, Coi Leray showed why she was an XXL Freshman, performing verses from her growing catalogue of hits. Credit: Rolling Loud / @Snap_LL
Houston singer Kaash Paige makes her live festival debut, performing hits like “Euphoria” and more. Credit: Rolling Loud / @HENRYHWU
Rolling Loud is always ahead of the curve: they’re the only festival this summer to give SoundCloud sensation SoFaygo a crowd that matches his rabid online following. Credit: Rolling Loud / @HENRYHWU
Rising from TikTok to the festival stage, Philadelphia rapper Mooski played a melodic set, highlighted by his breakout hit “Track Star”. Credit: Rolling Loud / @Shaunllewellyn
Rolling Loud ragers came excited for a second day of energetic performances. Credit: Rolling Loud / @kadeeeem
The festival paid tribute to Nispey Hussle, Lil Peep, XXXTentacion, Juice WRLD, and Pop Smoke. Credit: Rolling Loud / @NICKJUSTCHILL
The superstar rapper and entrepreneur always brings his A-game. Last night he brought out Atlanta’s own Migos and synchronized drones lit up above the festival spelling out “Cactus Jack” as he performed hit after hit. Photo credit: Rolling Loud / @itchyeyephotos
Hip-hop’s favorite trio Migos took to the stage to perform their new “Straightenin” banger with Travis Scott. Photo credit: Rolling Loud / @itchyeyephotos
The Compton native stood up for the West Coast during his CIROC Stage set, performing his 2020 megahit “The Box” and showing off his piano playing skills. Photo credit: Rolling Loud / @itchyeyephotos
The “Voice Of The Streets” puts a fitting capper on his breakthrough year, performing his many Billboard hits and bringing out fellow hit-making collaborators Lil Baby and Coi Leray. Photo credit: Rolling Loud / @emilygardnerx
The 21-year-old Chicago native got a superstar reception during his primetime set at the Audiomack Stage. Photo credit: Rolling Loud / @HENRYHWU
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“In four and a half years — beginning small in Miami, and now promoting Coachella-sized events around the country — Rolling Loud has established itself as a playground for the young…This time last year, many of the rappers now drawing crowds of several thousand were barely known.” – The New York Times
“Rolling Loud is the be-all of hip-hop festivals.” – Billboard
“The Rolling Loud New York experiment was a success—one which will likely earn it a return trip to the city in future years. Far from a traditional NYC rap experience, it was a two-day event that catered to the genre’s youngest fans, with an eye squarely focused on the future.” – Complex
“Rolling Loud continues to prove its hip-hop tastemaking status is no fluke” – Pollstar