Kendrick Lamar dominates lineup at 2016 FYF Fest

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Kendrick Lamar & LCD Soundsystem Headlining FYF Fest

FYF Fest proved to be a major hit this year with incredibly talented acts such as headliner Kendrick Lamar and fan-favorite Grimes, and AOL Entertainment was there to catch all the excitement.

Without a doubt, the best performance from the two-day festival was superstar Kendrick Lamar, who reminded us that he's still one of the very best in the hip-hop game, spitting lyrics from his infamous "Swimming Pools" anthem to the fan-favorite "m.A.A.d city." His set was complimented with visuals featuring historic and interesting moments in time ranging from George W. Bush in office to President Obama and Ellen DeGeneres dancing on her talk show.

Another major highlight from the music festival was Southern California native, Vince Staples, whose EP, "Prima Donna," was just released earlier this month. The young rapper played new and old tracks, pleasing recent and seasoned fans alike.

"I'm about to run out there and see Vince Staples!" DJ Kitty Cat revealed at the Malibu Rum Beach House. The DJ is currently working on an EP of her own but has already been labeled as a powerhouse force to be reckoned with. Her electronic beats fused with R&B sounds have taken her from Brooklyn regular to the world stage playing gigs in Paris and Shanghai.

But her dream venue?

"I'd love to play Coachella one day," the singer revealed. "I've never played at the actual festival. That could be really cool ... hopefully in my near future!"

Clad in Jeremy Scott, Grimes killed her set and brought a lot of attention to her background performer, Hana, who captured our hearts with her killer vocals and intensely choreographed songs.

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LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala and Father John Misty were also among our favorites, blessing us with dreamy and sway-worthy music and reminding us just how fun music festivals are supposed to be.

Check out images from the music festival:

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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: Rapper Kendrick Lamar performs onstage during FYF Festival at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: Rapper Kendrick Lamar performs onstage during FYF Festival at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: Singer Grimes (R) performs onstage during FYF Festival at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: Rapper Vince Staples performs onstage during FYF Festival at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Singer Grace Jones performs onstage during the FYF Festival at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: J. Tillman of Father John Misty performs at FYF Fest 2016 - Day 2 at the Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: James Murphy and Nancy Whang (L) of LCD Soundsystem performs at FYF Fest 2016 - Day 2 at the Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Musical group Mac DeMarco performs onstage during FYF Fest 2016 at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for FYF)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Hip-hop artist Slim Jimmy of Rae Sremmurd performs onstage during FYF Fest 2016 at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for FYF)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Hip-hop artist Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd perform onstage during FYF Fest 2016 at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for FYF)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Rapper RZA of Wu Tang Clan performs onstage with his side project Banks + Steelz during the FYF Festival at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Singer Julia Holter performs onstage during the FYF Festival at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Rapper Denzel Curry performs onstage during the FYF Festival at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Singer Grace Jones performs onstage during FYF Fest 2016 at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for FYF)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Recording artist Dev Hynes aka Blood Orange performs onstage during FYF Fest 2016 at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for FYF)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Musician Andrew Charles White of Mac DeMarco performs onstage during FYF Fest 2016 at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for FYF)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Drummer Thomas Mowforth of Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats performs onstage during FYF Fest 2016 at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for FYF)
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