Rolling Loud is pulling the plug on its New York occasion this yr after being unable to drag collectively the required components to make sure a full, secure pageant expertise. The organizers shared a press release on Instagram, explaining that “on account of logistical elements past our management, Rolling Loud won’t return to New York in 2023.”
Whereas the assertion doesn’t go into particulars, it does promise that the pageant will return when it’s extra possible to take action, whereas encouraging followers to attend the Miami pageant in July. Though Rolling Loud New York was one of many pageant’s most notable occasions in 2021 and 2022, it was additionally the one most affected by outdoors interference, as NYPD blocked a number of local acts from taking the stage amid Mayor Eric Adams’ intifada in opposition to drill music, and rappers like ASAP Rocky, Playboi Carti, and 21 Savage had their units lower quick or canceled altogether.
Fortuitously, Rolling Loud continues to increase internationally, with occasions deliberate this yr in Germany, Portugal, Thailand, and The Netherlands. Maybe they’re simply stretched skinny in the meanwhile, however hopefully, they’ll be capable of come again higher than ever subsequent yr. You’ll be able to see the assertion and the social media put up announcement beneath.
FOR THE LAST FEW YEARS, WE’VE MADE SOME LEGENDARY MOMENTS HAPPEN IN QUEENS.
WE SAW THE BEGINNING OF THE KING VAMP ERA, TRAVIS POWER THROUGH HIS FULL SET THROUGH THE PAIN, CARTI AND UZI REUNITING ON STAGE, NICKI, 50 CENT, AND ASAP ROCKY PUTTING ON ICONIC HEADLINING PERFORMANCES IN THEIR HOMETOWN, JUICE WRLD’S FINAL FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE, AND MANY, MANY MORE MOMENTS.
SADLY, DUE TO LOGISTICAL FACTORS BEYOND OUR CONTROL, ROLLING LOUD WILL NOT RETURN TO NEW YORK IN 2023.
BUT DON’T WORRY, THIS ISN’T “GOODBYE.” MORE LIKE “SEE YOU LATER.” WE’LL BE BACK IN NEW YORK WHEN THE TIME IS RIGHT.
IN THE MEANTIME, WE INVITE ALL OF OUR NEW YORK FANS TO MEET US IN MIAMI JULY 21-23 FOR OUR BIGGEST, BEST FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR.
+ LOVE YOU ALL! ROLLING LOUD FOREVER. + +