Isaiah Rashad delivered a strong second at Coachella.
Making his debut on the pageant’s Sahara tent on Saturday (April 16), the TDE rapper opened his set with a video montage addressing the hypothesis about his sexuality. The clip included soundbites from interviews with Joe Budden, Boosie, and The Sport, all weighing in on a leaked video displaying Rashad being intimate with different males. However whereas it could have been an try to harm his profession, it backfired and he acquired an outpouring of assist.
“The aim of doing that was to embarrass him. Nonetheless, it backfired,” stated one voice, whereas Sport requested, “Why is you continue to frightened about what one other man is doing?”
Rashad then ran by way of hits like “RIP Younger” and “Headshots (4r Da Locals).” He additionally introduced out his TDE labelmate Doechii for “Wat U Sed” and “Loopy,” whereas SiR joined him for “Rope // rosegold.” At one level, he appeared to shed a tear whereas performing “Wat’s Unsuitable.”
Earlier than ending his set, an emotional Rashad thanked his followers for his or her assist. “I see all of the messages and all that sh*t, all of the positivity,” he stated. “Y’all ni**as completed stored me alive these final couple months.”