He changed the title after seeing a poster for the $uicideboy$ album I Want to Die In New Orleans.
The Chicago rapper also received an honorary doctorate from the university.
He’ll be joined by Stones producer Don Was and an as yet-to-be-announced band of notable musicians.
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Jubilant number soundtracks this year’s inaugural Krewe du Kanaval in New Orleans.
Lionel Richie, Sturgill Simpson, Sheryl Crow, Cage the Elephant, Aerosmith, Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Buffett, and Jack Johnson are among the many other acts confirmed to play.
Plus: Flatbush Zombies, Bonobo (DJ set), Slyvan Esso, Little Dragon, Mura Masa, Isaiah Rashad, Princess Nokia, and more.
A gallery of private moments with some of the festival’s most esteemed talent.
Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, and Foo Fighters keep New Orleans spooky.
New Orleans pioneer passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning.
New Orleans festival also promises The Killers, Prophets of Rage, Miguel, Brand New, Cold War Kids, Crystal Castles, and many more.
Plus: Kings of Leon, Usher with The Roots, Snoop Dogg, Alabama Shakes, Trey Anastasio Band, and Widespread Panic.
deadmau5, Travis Scott, Zeds Dead, Vince Staples, Young Thug, Car Seat Headrest, 21 Savage, and Lil Yachty among the confirmed acts.