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Photo gallery: Stanford community gathers for Blackfest 2022

May 16, 2022, 11:05 p.m.

Stanford students, community members and visitors from neighboring schools came together at Frost Amphitheater on Saturday to attend Blackfest 2022, an annual hip hop festival hosted by Stanford’s Black Family Gathering Committee. Artist YG was this year’s headliner.

Daily photographers Ananya Navale and Monique Ouk captured scenes from the event.

A crowd of attendees stand on the field of Frost Amphitheater with their hands in the air.
Attendees in the crowd listen to music at Stanford Blackfest 2022. (ANANYA NAVALE/The Stanford Daily)
Blackfest headliner YG performs on stage. There is smoke in the air and he stands with his left hand up, looking at the crowd.
Blackfest headliner YG performs on stage. (MONIQUE OUK/The Stanford Daily)
Attendees watch performers at Blackfest from afar at Frost Amphitheater. (ANANYA NAVALE/The Stanford Daily)
Student DJ Arielle Williams '22 stands on stage in front of a table and a DJ mixer. She is wearing headphones and a white t-shirt. She looks at her computer while touching the board.
Student DJ ‘DJ SUGAR TRAP’ performs her set at Stanford Blackfest 2022. (ANANYA NAVALE/The Stanford Daily)
Blackfest opener D3SZN performs on stage. He wears a t-shirt and jeans and is holding up his right hand while looking at the crowd.
Blackfest opener D3SZN performs on stage ahead of headliner YG. (MONIQUE OUK/The Stanford Daily)
Blackfest opener Day Sulan performs on stage. She wears a black one-piece and her hair is tied into a ponytail. Purple lights and a large red sign reading "4 HUNNID" are in the background.
Blackfest opener Day Sulan performs on stage. (MONIQUE OUK/The Stanford Daily)
Rapper YG performs on stage. He is holding the microphone to his face with his right arm and his holding a solo cup in his left hand.
Rapper YG performs on stage at Blackfest 2022 with red solo cups in hand. (MONIQUE OUK/The Stanford Daily)

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