Governors Ball

Governors Ball

Governors Ball

Outkast, Jack White and Vampire Weekend will headline Governors Ball in New York this year. According to Billboard, the festival announced its lineup by placing a full-page ad in the New York Times. News of Outkast headlining was first announced last week.

Janelle Monae, Disclosure, Foster the People, J. Cole, Empire of the Sun, James Blake, Phoenix, Childish Gambino, La Roux, Chance the Rapper, Run the Jewels and Skrillex are just a few of the acts set to perform.

The Governors Ball will take place June 6-8 on Randall’s Island in New York City.

LaFace

LaFace

Outkast isn’t just headlining Coachella this year, the duo will also headline the Governors Ball in June. The festival will take place from June 6 through June 8 at Randall’s Island Park in New York City.

Big Boi and Andre 3000 will hit the stage together for the first time in years when they headline Coachella on April 11 and 18.

The drought is officially over, ladies and gentleman.

I can only hope there are more major announcements on the way from these two.

Rolling Stone

Def Jam

Def Jam

Kanye West’s Yeezus will be released in two weeks (June 18) and we still haven’t heard any official audio from the forthcoming release. Mr. West hit up the Governors Ball in New York this weekend and performed several new tracks from the album along with some old fan favorites. Fans have already become familiar with West’s “New Slaves” and “Black Skinhead” thanks to his SNL set, but the rapper performed “I Am A God” and debuted “On Site” during his set as well. Fans heard snippets of the noisy, controversial “I Am A God” a few weeks ago, but this is the first time many fans have seen a full performance. As promised, the song features plenty of yelling and lyrics like “I know he’s the most high, but I am a close high.” “On Site” features an infectious beat, and more layered synths.

And, of course, it wouldn’t have been a proper Yeezy set without a rant. This time, West spoke about how he no longer cares about having a radio hit or selling millions of albums. Continue reading