Governor’s Ball 2017 has finally arrived and with it we got amazing performances, unexpected duets, and unforgettable tributes. Childish Gambino finally gave fans a live performance of Awaken, My Love!, Jack Antonoff teamed up with Lorde for a must-watch duet, and Wu-Tang Clan brought us back to the ’90s as they celebrated Wu-Tang Forever.
Check out the six unforgettable moments that made this year’s Gov Ball one for the history books.
Jack Antonoff Discussed the Festival Lineup and Craziest Fan Outfits with VH1 Hustle’s Gia PeppersEmbedded from media.mtvnservices.com.
After Jack Antonoff got done tearing up his Bleachers set, he caught up with Gia Peppers to talk all things Governor’s Ball. Watch Jack and Gia dive into the festival’s variety musical acts and the wild styles they’ve seen. Spoiler alert: There were a lot of “almost naked people,” according to Jack.
Childish Gambino Gives Final Performance of 2017Getty Images
Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino delivered a very rare performance at Governor’s Ball. The rapper who is currently juggling movies and TV shows put on a highly anticipated performance of his 2016 funk album Awaken, My Love for the first and only time this year. His set was filled with surprises including performances of his old catalog including “Sober,” “3005,” “Telegraph Ave,” and “Worldstar.” He also gave fans an even rare and unexpected sexual dance to Rihanna’s “Sex With Me” that we never want to unsee.
Wu Tang Clan Celebrated the 20 Year Anniversary of Wu-Tang ForeverGetty Images
Wu Tang Clan brought down the house as they celebrated their 20th anniversary of their classic sophomore album, Wu-Tang Forever. From the opening performance of Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) track “Bring da Ruckus” to closing out their set with an a capella version of “Protect Ya Neck,” the legends of Shaolin put on for Staten Island and all the ’90s rap fans out there.
Logic Gave Us a Freestyle For the Hearing Impaired.
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Logic is here for everyone. During his Governor’s Ball set he challenged Kat, a singer for the hearing impaired, to try and keep up with him during an impromptu freestyle. We don’t know what’s more impressive: his rap skills or her hand rapping skills.
Chance the Rapper Brought Governors Ball to Church
Chance the Rapper wowed the crowd with his high-energy headlining set and live band on Friday night. He performed hits from Acid Rap, Coloring Book, Kanye West features, Donnie Trumpet tracks, and DJ Khaled’s “I’m the One.” He closed the show with an inspiring rendition of his hit single “Blessings” belting out “Are you ready for your blessings?/Are you ready for your miracle?”
Jack Antonoff and Lorde Share the Stage For An Unforgettable Duet.
Both Jack Antonoff and Lorde had lots to celebrate during Governor’s Ball. The Bleacher’s new album “Gone Now” was released over the weekend and Lorde’s sophomore album Melodrama is dropping in two weeks. During the “Green Light” singers set, she brought out Antonoff for an unforgettable duet of Robyn’s “Hang with Me.” He also helped Lorde perform her new single Perfect Places” by lending his electric guitar talents. Watch above.