The Rolling Loud Festival has become the premier hip-hop concert tour in the world. Rolling Loud is a 3-day music event that started in Miami, FL and is now the largest hip-hop festival in the world. It also hosts festivals in Northern and Southern California, with plans to expand internationally to Japan, China and Europe in the near future.
The 5-Year Anniversary for Rolling Loud will be held on May 10-12, 2019 at the Hard Rock Stadium. The presale is officially sold out.
Some of the biggest names that have performed on the Rolling Loud stage includes the likes of Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Future, Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Young Thug, Post Malone, Migos, Kodak Black, Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage, Lil Yachty, Lil B, and many more.
Apparently, Rolling Loud is not too wild about EDM music.
Earlier this week, Rolling Loud, took to Twitter to respond to an EDM fan to say this:
It is true, that over the years hip-hop and EDM have crossed borders with many top rappers being featured with big-name DJs. Some key examples are David Guetta x Akon, Daft Punk x Kanye West, Skrillex x A$AP Rocky, or DJ Snake x Lil Jon. The list goes on and on. These combinations have created some serious hits as fans of both genres seem to like what these sides can create together.
All that aside, it looks as if there are still some diehard hip-hop fans who are not here for the EDM sound. One of them seems to hold a position in the social media department for Rolling Loud.
The electronic music fans of Twitter took offense to this response and unleashed a fury of comebacks. Many were quick to point out the fact that Rolling Loud is owned by the iconic dance music event company Insomniac. Fans of both genres are battling it out in the comment section.
This isn’t the first time things got saucy from the Rolling Loud social media team. Even back in 2017, the festival tweeted a shot at EDM music that has since been removed but basically stated that the genre was trash. Looks as if the company hasn’t learned its lesson.
Rolling Loud, however, did backtrack a bit in the comments by stating the following:
At the end of the day, it is mildly unprofessional for Rolling Loud to throw shade on any genre of music. Especially when it got so butt-hurt from a random fan just spouting off on their Twitter feed. There really is no reason to retaliate to then go piss off a bunch of fans. Just makes no sense honestly. All that being sorted out, the fact that Rolling Loud is thrown by Insomniac events, is kinda funny. I mean an EDM event promoter decided to take on the hip-hop festival circuit and dominate it as well, is an interesting phenomenon.