NEW YORK, NY. (BRPROUD) — The Governors Ball Music Festival, a multi-day event held on Randalls Island, New York, typically attracts up to 150,000 people for its diverse lineup of musical performances.
Founded in 2011, it has become the kind of event that the most popular artists in the industry are eager to attend.
This year, Halsey, Kid Cuti and J. Cole are just a few of the celebrities performing at the June 10-12 event.
Fans were also looking forward to seeing hip-hop trio, Migos, on stage.
But at the last minute the Governor’s Ball took to social media and announced that Lil Wayne, a Louisiana native and five-time Grammy winner, will replace Friday’s performance by Migos.
According to TMZ, one of Migos’ label reps said the band had to pull out due to a scheduling conflict. Apparently, one of its members will shoot a film during the festival.
Lil Wayne, a New Orleans-born hip-hop artist whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., made waves in the industry with his 1999 debut album, The block is hot.
According to the Governors Ball website, Lil Wayne will take the stage at around 6:30 p.m. ET for his performance on Friday, June 10.