Best Abbreviated Slice of Surrealism: A$AP Rocky
A$AP Rocky took a trip into the strange during his short Coachella set Friday night. It began with a recorded message on the big screen from singer-actress Juliette Lewis, dressed as a flight attendant: "You are about to embark on a musical journey... If at any point people start to get unruly and push and pull, just push those motherfuckers back!" "Make some noise if you did some mushrooms tonight. Make some noise if you took LSD tonight," he said, as he began "LSD" (a.k.a. "Love, Sex, Dreams"), a cosmic romantic track that sent him slowly levitating above the stage, rapping. Soon after, during "Jukebox Joints," he rapped against the old-timey harmonies of a live barbershop quartet in striped vests and boater hats. Then came a cameo by Kanye West on "Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1" but his mic seemed to go out after a few beats. Afterwards, himself cut off after his set ran overtime, Rocky threw his mic and stomped off.