Coachella 2017: Everything That Went Down During Week One

18 April 2017, 12:08

Stormzy performing at Coachella 2017

Including show-stopping performances from Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Stormzy and more.

Coachella Festival 2017 hit the Californian desert this week for its first weekend of music and it didn't disappoint. 

Along with countless celebrity sightings, designer outfits and Instagram-worthy backdrops, the star-studded lineup look centre stage at this year's event.

Kendrick Lamar and Future performing at Coachella

Kendrick Lamar's hotly-anticipated headline slot saw hoards of attendees pack out Indio's Empire Polo Club, eager to witness the rapper in the wake of 'DAMN's release.

Future brought out a very special guest during his set, whilst Stormzy and Skepta flew the flag for Britain for each of their own packed out gigs.

Check out this year's Coachella highlights below:

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar performing at Coachella 2017

When did he perform? - K. Dot brought his A game as he closed out the first weekend on Sunday with a truly epic performance.

What did he play? - Classics including 'Alright', 'Money Trees' and 'B*itch, Don't Kill My Vibe', as well as eight 'DAMN' track debuts.

Who did he bring out?Travis Scott, Schoolboy Q and Future (the latter of whom he performed 'Mask Off' with).

Watch the performance below:

Future

Future performing at Coachella 2017

What happened? - The Atlanta rapper hit the stage on Saturday to perform a huge set of killer hits.

What did he play? - Some of his biggest tunes including 'Mask Off' and 'Low Life' as well as songs by Ty Dolla $ign, A$AP Ferg, Ace Hood and 21 Savage that he features in.

Who did he bring out? - Drizzy Drake hopped on stage to play 'Jumpman', 'Gyalchester' and 'Fake Love' after Migos appeared to perform 'T-Shirt' and 'Bad And Boujee' and an appearance from Ty Dolla $ign.

Watch the performance below:

 

Stormzy

Stormzy performing at Coachella 2017

What happened? - Stormz called his first appearance at Coachella "one of the best shows I’ve ever played" after his performance on the Friday.

What did he play? - Brand new material form 'GSAP' including 'Big For You Boots' and 'Cold', as well as the iconic 'Shut Up'.

Watch the performance below:

 

Skepta

Skepta performing at Coachella 2017

What happened? - The Grime MC brought some serious fire to the Coachella stage on Sunday.

What did he play? - Massive songs from his Mercury Prize-winning album 'Konnichiwa', including 'Shutdown', 'That’s Not Me' and 'It Ain’t Safe'.

Watch the performance below:

 

Special Mentions...

Kehlani

The R&B singer rocked her set on Sunday evening, performing some huge tracks from her debut album 'Sweet, Sexy, Savage'.

She even brought out Stormzy for a performance of their collaboration 'Cigarettes & Cush'.

 

Thank you my g @kehlani

A post shared by Gang Signs & Prayer (@stormzyofficial) onApr 17, 2017 at 12:00pm PDT

 

Rihanna

Although she didn't perform at this year's festival, Rihanna looked like she was having the time of her life as a Coachella guest.

Looking every inch the superstar, RiRi rocked a diamond morph suit during the festival, with videos even surfacing of the singer having a dance off with Puff Daddy's son.

 

" I can't go home yet, cuz enough people ain't seen my outfit "

A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) onApr 16, 2017 at 1:01am PDT

 

DANCEOFF! @badgalriri vs @kingcombs

A post shared by Rihanna Daily (@rihannadaily) onApr 17, 2017 at 12:06pm PDT

The second weekend of Coachella kicks off on Friday 21st April.

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