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Ja Rule's 'Fyre Festival' Is a Google Search You Won't Regret - Noisey

Only three days ago, we wrote on this very site about festivals. They can be life-changing experiences, rites of passage from the gangly mess of adolescence into the slightly more refined mess of adulthood. Whether encountering a druid at Glastonbury's stone circle or flying a beer and MDMA jet to …

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$12,000 luxury island festival descends into chaos after fans complain of “refugee camp” conditions

<b>Blink-182 have cancelled their headline appearance at the event organized by rapper Ja Rule and promoted by Kendall Jenner.</b>A luxury festival on a …

Luxury

The founder of a private club for elite millennials is behind a supermodel-backed music festival that has descended into chaos

Fyre Festival, a luxury music festival set to take place on Great Exuma in the Bahamas this weekend, has reportedly descended into chaos. Attendees have taken to Twitter to complain of disorganization, headliners backing out, and inadequate housing in a "tent city." Thousands of guests who paid …

Startups

Fyre Festival Has Descended Into Utter Chaos And The People Who Paid Serious Cash For It Are Livid

And the rest of us are totally soaking this up.<p>Originally posted on April 28, 2017, 13:09 GMT<p>Updated on April 28, 2017, 14:02 GMT<p>Fyre Festival — organized by Ja Rule and billed as a luxury music, art, and food event on a private island in the Bahamas and hyped heavily by celebrities and …

Aviation

Fyre Festival: When a $12,000 luxury festival in a Caribbean paradise turns into chaos

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you turned up at the Fyre Festival wooed by its ads -- and many, many fans did -- you'd think you were in for a weekend of top-notch acts playing for your entertainment, as models in bikinis paraded around and private jets and yachts ferried you to and from the beautiful Caribbean …

Luxury

The Fyre Festival, Built on Instagram, Dies By Instagram

Disruption everywhere, but not the fun startup kind.<p>Should you take your morning coffee with schadenfreude, you’re in luck: The Fyre Festival, a luxury festival built on Instagram models and ticket packages valued “in excess of $104,995,” is in shambles, with tales of rich kids stranded in Miami …

Inside the cancelled Fyre festival disaster: 'People were crying on the beach'

It was supposed to be the most exclusive, luxurious festival in the world. Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski and co enticing wanderlust …

Social Media

What Fyre Festival was supposed to look like

Dozens of would-be festival revellers have been stranded after the much-hyped Fyre Festival descended into chaos.<p>Headliners have pulled out at the …

Bella Hadid

Cannes Film Festival 2017: Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor to grace red carpet

<b>New Delhi:</b> L'oreal Paris brand ambassadors Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone will be joining their international counterparts …

Bollywood

Colorado's Potential Major Music Festival Takes Step In Right Direction

More details about a potential, Coachella-like, <b>festival</b> in <b>Colorado</b> have surfaced, and Denver residents are becoming increasingly excited. Bonnaroo’s …

Denver

Newswire: Ja Rule’s luxury music fest turns into disaster zone

We know a thing or two about luxury music festivals around here, but the inaugural Fyre Festival flew under our radar this year. Co-created by Ja Rule (and named after his Fyre App), the music festival in the Bahamas initially offered the kind of indulgent experience you’d expect to find at …

Luxury

Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff to play at Blackpool festival this summer - here's where you can buy Livewire 2017 tickets

Popular 90s duo Will Smith aka The Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff are reuniting to play Livewire festival in Blackpool on August 27 2017.<p>Now there's …

Here’s What The Luxury Fyre Festival Was Really Like

A report from one of the attendees who got to the Bahamas before the festival was cancelled.<p>This morning, Fyre Festival — a new music festival that …

New Year's Day

The 10 best things to do this week: Reginald D Hunter and Cheltenham jazz festival

The controversial US comic starts his UK tour, while the annual music marathon returns: your at-a-glance guide to the best in culture<p><b>Comedy</b><p><b>Reginald D Hunter</b><br>The controversial US comic is back on tour in the UK with a new show, Some People v Reginald Hunter, taking in a mammoth 43 dates before he …

London

Blink-182 pull out of disastrous Fyre Festival in Bahamas

Punk trio Blink-182 have pulled out of the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas over fears about the promoters.

Music

Blink-182 Cancels Fyre Festival Headlining Appearance

Blink-182 is pulling out of the much-hyped Fyre Festival in Exumas, Bahamas, telling fans on Twitter that they were worried that festival organizers …

Emily Ratajkowski

Ja Rule's Unorganized Fyre Festival Brings Ire To Attendees

Many music fans are demanding their money back from Fyre Festival, a two-weekend event organized by Ja Rule, which was being held in the</b> …

Phoenix preview new album with lead single “J-Boy” — listen

On June 9th, Phoenix will return with their first album in four years, <i>Ti Amo</i>. Today, they’ve shared its lead single, a strutting and synth-speckled …

Music

New Jane's Addiction & Foo Fighters Supergroup Will Blow You Away

Earlier this week, Perry Farrell shared a photo of himself writing new material with Jane’s Addiction bandmate Chris Chaney and Foo Fighters drummer …

Jane's Addiction

Fyre Festival: Attendees 'locked in airport with no food or water'

Attendees of the disastrous Fyre Festival in the Bahamas might finally be off the site, but the 'luxury experience is far from over.<p>Dozens of …

Airports

Hooks: New look for Dia de los Muertos-inspired Weekend!

Dia de los Hooks is set for Memorial Day weekend Thursday-Friday-Saturday May 25-26-27, but you can purchase special retail items including New Era …

Mexico

How Music Festivals Are Going Green

“I can’t stop looking at the trash anywhere I go, and maybe that’s why I don’t go to live music events anymore: All I see is trash.”<p>Anna Borofsky is …

Recycling

Festival Goers “Effortlessly” Sneak Into Coachella and Record the Whole Thing [WATCH]

Some mischievous festival goers just released a video on “how to effortlessly sneak into <b>Coachella</b>,” but it actually requires quite a lot of effort, …

Electronic Music

Boy Better Know announce takeover of London's O2 Arena

Grime collective, recently booked to headline Glastonbury’s Other stage, will curate day of activities and performances at the venue on 27 August<p>Grime collective Boy Better Know have announced a one-day takeover of the O2 Arena in London.<p>The group, who count Skepta, Wiley and JME among their …

Music

Hill Country Film Festival's must-see movies for 2017

The eighth annual Hill Country Film Festival ​will light up Fredericksburg April 27-30 with screenings of a host of feature and short films. …

Film Festivals

Foster the People return with three new songs: “Doing It for the Money”, “Pay the Man”, and “S.H.C.” — listen

Everyone’s favorite “Pumped Up Kicks” purveyors are back. Today, Foster the People have released not one, not two, but three new songs: “Doing It for …

Roman Polanski’s Latest Movie Added to Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival has added Roman Polanski’s “Based on a True Story” (D’Apres Une Histoire Vraie) to the official selection — playing out of …

Roman Polanski

Warped Tour Founder's SoCal Festival Proves Punk's Not Dead

Rancid and the Dropkick Murphys are headlining this summer's It's Not Dead Music Festival, SoCal's largest punk rock event scheduled to return to …

Music

Five Danish acts you need to see at SPOT Festival

Best Fit heads to Denmark for SPOT Festival, and recommends some Danish acts you should definitely check out.>

Music

The other side of the red carpet: A peek inside the madness

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