The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic affected many artists and their live performances. With a vaccine/negative COVID test requirement for entry, the pandemic was still a consideration during New York City’s 2021 Governors Ball Music Festival.
“But we’re out,” Freddie Gibbers reassured his audience, who gathered during his performance on Friday, September 24. Here’s what we know about the special guest this artist brought on stage.
Freddie Gibbs and the Alchemist take to the Bacardi stage at the Governors Ball Music Festival
As a solo artist, Gibbs released songs such as “Something to Rap About” and “Life Is Like a Dice Game”, earning millions of Spotify plays in the process. This year the rapper was also brought to New York City to appear at the prestigious Governors Ball Music Festival.
Gibbs loaded his performance with political statements, including a call-and-response moment while shouting “F*ck cops” before the song “Scotty Beam”. The surprise look of this artist’s little daughter was also seen.
Freddie Gibbs brings his daughter on stage during his performance at the Governors Ball Music Festival
The crowd made a lot of noise, with live performances of songs like “1985” and “Something to Rap About”. Nevertheless, the rapper encouraged him to hypnotize him even more.
“Whether you want to up the f*ck or not,” said Gibbs, then turning to one particular member of the audience. She was his younger daughter.
“Wait, my kids see me here abusing and sh*t,” Gibbs said, before jumping off the stage and performing in front of the crowd. Even as Gibbs shouted that someone stole his microphone, the crowd shared their love by chanting “Freddie.”
At the end of her set, the artist picked up her daughter, who was wearing a rosy pink dress with a hot pink hair bow on top. Of course, she had earplugs on because of the noise, but for a number with her father, clinging to her necklace in the process.
According to XXL MagazineGibbs is the father of son Ethan Gibbs and daughter Irie Jane Gibbs. Sometimes, the artist also posts videos and pictures of his children on Twitter.
Other artists at the Governors Ball Music Festival include Billie Eilish, Post Malone and 21 Savage.
Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist Bacardi weren’t the only artists to appear on stage. Throughout the concert, performers at the venue included Phoebe Bridgers, Young Thug and King Princess.
Other artists featured in the Friday lineup for the Governors Ball include Laundry Day, 99 Neighbors, Tate McRae, Sasha Alex Sloan, Orville Peck, Odie, Earthgang, Future Island, 24KGOLDN, Portugal. The Man, Kehlani, Leon Bridges, and Rufus Du Soul. The headliner was “Happier Than Ever” artist Billie Eilish.
Music by Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist is available on most major streaming platforms, including Spotify and Apple Music. To learn more about The Governors Ball Music Festival, visit their Website.
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