Coachella 2019 was supposed to have a Kanye West performance. Kanye, however, was not impressed by their stage design.
According to TMZ, Kanye West has refused to go on stage at Coachella this year. His reason: the limits him as an artist and a performer. The traditional 60 x 40 stage was not enough for Kanye to be Kanye as he performed. According to a source from TMZ, Kanye said:
“These 40×60 stages are so archaic. It’s the same type of stage on which Shakespeare’s works performed hundreds of years ago.”
According to another source, Kanye wants to give some ground break performances after his Saint Pablo tour. So, Coachella just will not do it for him. Coachella also has some other artists rumored to be performing such as Childish Gambino and Rihanna.
Kanye likely just needs time to take from music. All of 2018, Kanye was making one wild statement after another, destroying his legacy. His mental state clearly needs some time to heal. Maybe, he should just take a break to focus on his family.
What do you all think of Kanye deciding not to perform at Coachella this year? Do you agree that he should take a break?