Earl Sweatshirt joins Tyler, The Creator at Coachella
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Earl Sweatshirt joins Tyler, The Creator at Coachella

Odd Future frontman Tyler, The Creator and ‘Say So’ singer Doja Cat were announced as the headline acts of this year’s Coachella festival. The music event, which takes place annually, is held in the Coachella Valley of the Colorado Desert and saw other musicians like Lana Del Rey and Ice Spice take to the stage.

During his performances, Tyler, The Creator usually brings out a special guest, and this year, he reunited with his fellow Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt, who celebrated the tenth anniversary of his debut album Doris last year. 

Together, the two performed songs such as ‘Rusty’ and ‘AssMilk’, which hasn’t been performed live since 2014. Tyler’s set saw a surprisingly low number of special guests in comparison to other Coachella performances last week, where the likes of Childish Gambino, A$AP Rocky, Charlie Wilson, and Kali Uchis made unexpected appearances.

Both Tyler and Earl seemed happy to be in each other’s company, and it was the first time the two had joined forces in a while. As he welcomed the Feet Of Clay emcee on stage, Tyler, The Creator, called him his “brother” and exclaimed, “I love this guy so fucking much.”

After performing ‘Rusty,’ the two embraced one another with a brotherly hug, and Earl drew attention to Tyler’s outstanding, desert-landscape-themed stage and said, “Look at the biggest show on Earth!” 

During his set, Tyler (real name Tyler Okonma) performed his duet track with Frank Ocean ‘She’ but told the crowd to “sing the song” if they knew it because Ocean was “not coming out.” It is possible Okonma was referencing last year’s Coachella disaster when Ocean didn’t turn up on time and told the audience, “We don’t know where that n*gga is.”

Okonma isn’t planning to perform live much this year, and his only other concert will be at Lollapalooza in 2024. Doja Cat closed this year’s Coachella with a bang, and fans were thrilled to see the singer back on stage.