Idris Elba Performing At Coachella – Fans & Critics Confused
Idris Elba is taking his talents to Coachella and some fans and critics for that matter are scratching their heads. He is scheduled to perform April 13th and April 20th.
While most know him for hitting the big and small screens, some may be unaware that the 46-year-old is also a DJ and an artist. Prior to becoming a Hollywood star, at 19 he was working in nightclubs, under the DJ nickname “Big Driis”.
Some of his artistic and DJ credits include: co-producing and performing on the intro to Jay-Z’s album American Gangster (2007); he DJ’ed at the 2007 NBA All Star parties at The Venetian and Ice House Lounge in Las Vegas; in 2009 he released his EP High Class Problems Vol. 1; in 2014, he produced K. Michelle’s “The Rebellious Soul Musical”; in November 2015, Elba opened for Madonna during her Rebel Heart Tour in Berlin, Germany and he’s featured on the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis album This Unruly Mess I’ve Made (2016).
On social media, fans are reacting to the news of his Coachella inclusion. See the reactions below.