Rolling Loud just lost its biggest headliner ever. What does this mean for the festival?

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — Mykia Powell didn’t buy her Rolling Loud ticket just for Kanye Omari West. The South Miami-Dade resident had been itching to get back since the 2019 festival — “you can’t beat it,” she recalled — yet Powell would be lying if she said potentially seeing West didn’t influence her purchase. Then she saw the news that the self-described “Shakespeare in the flesh” had pulled out five days before his July 22 performance. “He’s the reason why a lot of people got tickets this year,” Powell said. “I already plan on leaving early that day. It’s that disappointing.” West’s abrupt exit less than a…

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