Kanye Threatens To Pull Out of Coachella

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| LAST UPDATE 02/16/2022

By Zuzanna Krause
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Yeezy, Yeezy, what's good? Another day, another Instagram rant from Mr. West, and we're here for it. The DONDA artist recently made a statement that he will not be performing at the 2022 Coachella Festival this year unless co-headliner Billie Eilish apologizes to Travis Scott over a comment she made on tour. Hang on while we break the drama down for you.

After missing two years of Coachella due to the pandemic, music goers worldwide were thrilled to know the highly anticipated music festival would return to the famous Cali grounds for the 21st time. The lineup was released via Eilish's Instagram in January of this year, and users were pumped to see if their favorite artists made the cut. Both Ye and Eilish are set to headline, alongside popstar Harry Styles. However, things got tricky when Travis Scott was pulled out of the lineup in December due to the Astroworld tragedy last November.

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During Eilish's second performance in Atlanta, she seemed to have shade Scott's controversial festival. The artist paused to help a fan that looked distressed get an inhaler from her crew before she continued performing. Videos surfaced of the artist telling the audience, "Guys, give it some time. Don't crowd... I wait for people to be OK until I keep going." Ye took it to Instagram to respond to Eilish's comments, claiming she was throwing jabs at the Astroworld rapper. "Come on, Billie, we love you. Please apologize to Trav and to the families of the people who lost their lives," he wrote. "No one intended this to happen. Trav didn't have any idea of what was happening when he was on stage and was very hurt by what happened, and yes, Trav will be with me at Coachella, but now I need Billie to apologize before I perform." Eilish responded to the post, saying, "literally never said a thing about Travis. Was just helping a fan." However, the post has been deleted since.

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But Billie isn't the only star Kanye recently called out. The rapper also kicked off a feud with former pal Kid Cudi after removing Cudi from his upcoming album, Donda 2 - all thanks to his friendship with ex-wife Kim's new beau, Pete Davidson. Cudi clapped back real quick, stating, "Too bad I don't wanna be on ur album u... dinosaur hahaha." And now we can't help but wonder who will be part of Ye's next string of deleted Instagram posts... Stay tuned.

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