Coachella 2024: Wizkid, Tems, Fireboy Live Performances & 3 Other Things We Liked About The Opening Weekend

Coachella 2024: Wizkid, Tems, Fireboy Live Performances & 3 Other Things We Liked About The Opening Weekend

Coachella is a renowned music and arts festival held in Indio, California, featuring a diverse lineup of musical performances and showcasing visual arts. It has become a global sensation, often setting trends in fashion, music, and youth culture.

This weekend marked the return of the famous festival season. Coachella attracts thousands of attendees from around the globe and has become a cultural phenomenon with back to back music performances from favorite musical Artistes around the globe, a lot of ferris wheel photographs, video selfies, and unusual festival apparel on your social media feeds as fans, celebrities, and influencers descend upon the desert.

The festival kicked off with a bang, particularly for Afrobeats, featuring major performances and memorable moments. Here are some highlights from the opening weekend that stood out to us.

  1. Doja Cat’s Performs This Time As Headliner On Her Return To The Desert 

On Sunday, April 14, the first weekend of the 2024 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival came to a finish with Doja Cat headlining her first-ever return to the desert. What a performance that was for her fans and lovers of music. 

Doja Cat made history by becoming only the second black woman, after Beyoncé, to headline the event with her performance.
  1. Tems Performed A Brand-New Song From Her Forthcoming Debut Album

Tems debuted a brand-new song from her much anticipated forthcoming debut album.

  1. Wizkid & Justin Bieber Surprised Tems On Stage To Perform Essence For The First Time Together 

Tems received a thrilling surprise during her performance when Wizkid and Justin Bieber joined her on stage to perform their 2021 hit single “Essence,” featured on Wizkid’s “Made in Lagos” deluxe album. This first-time collaboration was met with great enthusiasm and excitement from Afrobeats fans and fans worldwide.
  1. Skepta Performs “Tony Montana” Featuring Portable

Skepta was one of the musicians scheduled to perform; the UK rapper chose to sing his and Portable’s Tony Montana song. Skepta got the entire crowd thrilled by singing Portable’s part of the song before rapping his lines. Many of the spectators moved to the music and screamed in delight. 

  1. DJ Spinall Brings Out Fireboy DML

Also during the Coachella festival, Dj Spinall introduced Fireboy DML, who performed their smash song “Sere.”

Wrapping Up,

You would agree that the opening weekend of this year’s Coachella was an awesome one and a testament to how far Afrobeats has come in terms of significant exposure. 

Coachella is spread across two weekends, with last Friday, April 12, being the opening weekend. The second weekend is set for next Friday, April 19 to Sunday 21st.

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Written by Seunfunmi Joshua

Seunfunmi is a Publicist, Filmmaker, Writer & Producer of Live Events..

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