Cee Lo’s Sound Cut at Coachella


Not at Coachella this weekend, high, happy, etc.? You're missing Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, and minor controversy. Cee Lo showed up 30 minutes late for his set on Friday, and fans waited under "pounding heat," according to the Los Angeles Times, before "profanity-laced queries started to ring out." When Cee Lo arrived, he sort of apologized: "Sorry guys, I just landed. Y’all still gonna party with me? I only have 20 minutes. It ain’t my fault. They should have given me a better time slot.” But the damage was done. Cee Lo only got through three songs, and his signature tune, "Fuck You," "took on a new meaning," according to the Times. During a cover of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'," Green's sound was suddenly cut, since he'd gone over his allotted time. A visibly angry Green exited without finishing the song, "amid boos." In any case, Lauryn Hill also showed up late on Friday. She got through her classics, including "Fu-gee-la" and "Ready or Not," before running over her time limit. But Hill said, "It wouldn't be right to leave you without one more tune," and played "Doo Wop (That Thing)," ending her set six minutes late without having her sound cut. [Spinner, Pop & Hiss/LAT]