Over the weekend, Las Vegas’ festival ground played host to Day N Vegas, a three-dayer boasting sets from the likes of Tyler, The Creator, SZA, and some of the brightest new talents in genre-bending strains of rap and R&B.
Kendrick Lamar’s career-spanning set inevitably proved a big draw, with the Compton rapper bringing out Baby Keem as a guest, and showcasing his four distinct album eras in his only live show of the year. Elsewhere, Travis Scott‘s headline set was cancelled after the recent tragedy at the rapper’s AstroWorld festival.
All photographs: Joshua Mellin
Rico Nasty takes over the Sammy Stage
Later, Thundercat brings his bass virtuosity to Vegas
Fast-rising Atlantan rapper Latto proves a Saturday afternoon highlight
Shortly followed by LA’s Doja Cat
Duckwrth finally gets the chance to bring major label debut ‘SuperGood’ to the stage
R&B royalty Tinashe shines bright on Saturday night
On Sunday, it’s the turn of Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt
Meanwhile, Lil Uzi Vert’s set is cut off after four songs
While SZA appeared to address the recent tragedy at AstroWorld during her own set – pausing the show so that an audience member could receive medical treatment
And closing out the weekend Tyler, The Creator brings the pastel-splendour of ‘CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST’ to the main stage
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