Coachella 2019: Kanye West brings religion to festival and Twitter is torn

Social media reactions to Kanye West’s Easter service at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival campgrounds were mixed on Sunday, April 21.

The service was shown on Coachella’s YouTube live stream during the second weekend of the festival through drone footage and close-up shots of the rapper and his choir shown through a circular frame, like a telescope or a pinhole camera.

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Many praised West for his artistic vision and bringing faith, and more specifically black faith, to Coachella, a festival many feel is predominately attended by whites.

Others though, just weren’t sure what they were watching and found the performance to be a little too cult-like for their tastes.

Here’s a look at some of the reaction on Twitter:


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