Meek Mill Laments The Decline Of Music Festival Lineups

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 23: Meek Mill attends the 4th Annual TIDAL X: Brooklyn at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 23, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for TIDAL)

He didn't call out any particular festivals in the tweet.

Music Festival season is just around the corner. Rolling Loud LA takes place in mid March and Coachella follows just a few weeks later in April officially kicking off the stretch of the calendar where fans can see numerous major artists all in the same place. But some online have been expressing a lack of MAJOR moves from festivals this year. Coachella revealed its headliners are hitmaker Doja Cat, beloved rapper Tyler, The Creator, and indie pop darling Lana Del Rey. The festival also recruited a reunion of No Doubt, playing their first shows in almost a decade.

Following the announcement fans couldn't help but think the lineup is just okay. In Coachella's case, the festival is often home to some of the biggest stars in all of music and some of the most sought after live experiences around. In recent years Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Harry Styles, and Bad Bunny have headlined the festival at the height of their fame. Beloved critical darlings like LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, Radiohead, and Frank Ocean have also been tapped as headliners. It's unclear if Coachella specifically inspired a recent Meek Mill tweet. But the rapper is taking aim at declining festival rosters regardless. Check out what he had to say below.

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Meek Mill Talks Lackluster Festival Lineups

"These festival line ups getting weaker and weaker" Meek's tweet about the situation reads. In the comments fans debate whether he's talking about Coachella, Roots Picnic, or Made In America. Meek never followed up on the claim with any specifics though.

Meek Mill recently popped up for a feature on the new Fivio Foreign album Pain & Love 2. He appears on the track "Same 24" which currently sits as the second most streamed song on the record on Spotify with well over 2 million plays. What do you think of Meek Mill's comments about music festivals? Do you agree that the quality of their lineups is declining? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.