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Future x Metro Boomin replace Lil Uzi Vert at Rolling Loud California

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When the line-up for Rolling Loud California was announced earlier this week Lil Uzi Vert was named as one of the three headline acts alongside Nicki Minaj and Post Malone. However, the rapper promptly announced via Instagram that they had never agreed to appear at the 2024 event. “Don’t understand why my name is on here” they wrote in reaction to the festival poster.

It seems that Uzi wasn’t simply out of the loop with their live agent. They are not performing at next year’s Rolling Loud and have been replaced by a joint performance from Future and Metro Boomin. The rapper-producer duo have been teasing something together for a while and, confirming their place on the bill, Rolling Loud said a joint album will be out by the time the festival takes place in March.

Other artists confirmed to appear at Rolling Loud in Los Angeles include Summer Walker, PartyNextDoor, 03 Greedo, $uicideboy$, Chief Keef, YG & Tyga, Bryson Tiller, Don Toliver, Rae Sremmurd, Lil Tecca, Sexxy Red, Big Sean, Larry June, Cash Cobain, Veeze, Luh Tyler. and NLE Choppa.

Metro Boomin’s second album, Heroes & Villains, was released last December. He also produced the soundtrack for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, which dropped in the summer. Future’s most recent album, I Never Liked You, was released in April 2022.