Opening day had performances from J. Cole, Young Thug, Jaden Smith, A$AP Ferg, Playboi Carti and more, but Uzi had one of the best non-music moments. Video was captured of the Philly rapper jumping from a tent that appeared to be more than 20 feet in the air. Before attempting the insanely-high jump, the rhymer makes the cross symbol over his chest—this could’ve turned out bad for Uzi. However, he ends up plopping down in the sea of humanity and appears to be fine.
Besides his memorable moment jumping into the crowd, Uzi moved through plenty of his hits including his verse from Migos’ “Bad and Bougee,” “XO Tour Llif3,” “Of Course” and more.
This isn’t the first time Uzi has pulled out a Evil Knievel stunt like this. He appears to be making this a Rolling Loud tradition. At the 2017 Rolling Loud Festival, he made a similar leap of faith.
Young Dolph had the other standout, non-music moment. During his set, he gave away $20,000 to two former employees of a coffee shop on Duke University’s campus who were fired for playing the Memphis rapper’s song “Get Paid” while on duty.
The fun continues today and tomorrow with performances from Migos, Wiz Khalifa, Gucci Mane, Lil Pump, Post Malone, Lil Wayne, 21 Savage, Trippie Redd and many, many more. All the sets are being streamed live.
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