Thai rapper sets Coachella stage on fire

Coachella is an annual music festival where participants get a chance to enjoy performances from famous artists around the world.

This year, the festival is no ordinary as one of the performers from Thailand didn’t only set the stage on fire, but also left audience members hungry for Thai desserts.

Read on to see how this Thai female rapper, MILLI, grabbed the world’s attention with her never-before-seen performance.

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MILLI grab world’s attention with traditional Thai dessert

Danupha ‘Milli’ Khanatheerakul, a Thai female rapper, captured the world’s attention at 2022’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival following her performance on 17th April 2022.

milli-coachellaImage credit: Khaosod

The 19 year-old hip-hop sensation is the first Thai solo artist who got a chance to perform at Coachella. 

After performing her hit singles including “Mirror Mirror” and “Sud Pang”, MILLI stunned audiences by eating iconic Thai dessert dish, Sticky Rice & Mango, at the end of her show.

Image credit: Thairath

Later, the hashtag #khaonieomamuang – mango sticky rice in Thai- became a trending topic on Twitter, where netizens praised the artist for her talents and gimmick to promote the traditional Thai dessert.

Netizens tweet pic of mango sticky rice

Following MILLI’s performance, many netizens tweeted pictures of their mango sticky rice dishes via the famous twitter hashtag.

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A star is born

MILLI’s performance didn’t only attract interest from foreigners to visit Thailand and try the popular dessert, but was her fierce debut for international audiences.

Perhaps she might become a global rising star in the next few months. 

Cover images adapted from: Khaosod

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