Beyoncé shocked followers with an look from Kendrick Lamar at her present in Los Angeles this week, but it surely didn’t come with out some technical difficulties.
The singer carried out at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California on Monday night time (September 4) for the final of three reveals in L.A. on her Renaissance World Tour.
Throughout the closing a part of the present, Beyoncé welcomed Kendrick on stage to carry out their “America Has a Downside” remix for the primary time.
Nonetheless, Kendrick Lamar’s verse didn’t fairly go to plan as his mic wasn’t working for a big a part of his efficiency.
A fan took to X to share a video of the second, noting that Beyoncé was “serving physique” by the best way she was dancing whereas Kendrick’s mic wasn’t working.
One other spotlight got here in the beginning of the present when Diana Ross made a particular look on stage to sing completely happy birthday to Beyoncé — who turned 42 on Monday — with assist from the 70,000-plus-strong crowd.
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Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour is ready to come back to an finish on October 1 in Kansas Metropolis, with different reveals nonetheless to come back in Vancouver, Seattle, Arlington, Houston and New Orleans.
The previous Future’s Youngster star has been on the street since Could 10 after kicking off the trek in Europe. The tour just lately grew to become the highest-grossing tour by a feminine act ever, raking in over $450 million to surpass Madonna’s 2008 Sticky & Candy Tour.
Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar have collaborated quite a few instances through the years. Ok. Dot beforehand featured on “Freedom” from her Lemonade album in 2016, adopted by “NILE” from 2019’s The Lion King soundtrack.
The pair then launched their remix of “America Has a Downside,” which initially appeared on Bey’s blockbuster 2022 LP Renaissance, in Could.
Throughout an interview with Rolling Stone in 2017, Kendrick Lamar known as Beyoncé a “perfectionist” and revealed what he realized from collaborating along with her on “Freedom.”
“How specific to be about your music,” he stated. “She’s a perfectionist. Take into consideration the BET efficiency. She was very specific — the lighting, the digicam blocking, the transition from the music to the dancing. It was affirmation of one thing I already knew.”