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Lyrical Lemonade’s Summer Smash Festival — Day 1 PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

Here’s a look at the sights and sounds of the 2021 Chicago festival.

Swae Lee performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Swae Lee performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

It’s billed as the “premiere hip-hop music festival in the Midwest.” And with good reason. Lyrical Lemonade’s Summer Smash Festival has returned, this time in a three-day iteration in Douglass Park, featuring an eclectic lineup of musicmakers and emcees.

Here’s a look at some of the sights and sounds of the 2021 festival.

A$AP Rocky performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
A$AP Rocky performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
A$AP Rocky performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
A$AP Rocky performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
A$AP Rocky performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
A$AP Rocky performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
A$AP Rocky performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
A$AP Rocky performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
A$AP Rocky holds up fans’ bras as he performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
A$AP Rocky holds up fans’ bras as he performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park Friday afternoon for day one of the Summer Smash Festival on the Southwest Side.
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park Friday afternoon for day one of the Summer Smash Festival on the Southwest Side.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Swae Lee performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Swae Lee performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Swae Lee performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Swae Lee performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park Friday afternoon for day one of the Summer Smash Festival on the Southwest Side.
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park Friday afternoon for day one of the Summer Smash Festival on the Southwest Side.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Swae Lee performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Swae Lee performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Swae Lee performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Swae Lee performs Friday night on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Festival-goers dance and cheer as Lil Yachty performs Friday evening on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Festival-goers dance and cheer as Lil Yachty performs Friday evening on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Lil Yachty performs Friday evening on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Lil Yachty performs Friday evening on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Lil Yachty performs Friday evening on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Lil Yachty performs Friday evening on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park for day one of the Summer Smash Festival.
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park for day one of the Summer Smash Festival.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Lil Yachty performs Friday evening on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Lil Yachty performs Friday evening on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Lil Yachty performs Friday evening on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Lil Yachty performs Friday evening on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park for day one of the Summer Smash Festival.
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park for day one of the Summer Smash Festival.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Latto performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Latto performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Latto performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Latto performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park Friday afternoon for day one of the Summer Smash Festival on the Southwest Side.
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park Friday afternoon for day one of the Summer Smash Festival on the Southwest Side.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Latto performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Latto performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park on Friday afternoon for day one of the Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash Festival on the Southwest Side.
Festival-goers flock to Douglass Park on Friday afternoon for day one of the Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash Festival on the Southwest Side.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Chicago native Baha Bank$ poses for a portrait backstage after performing Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Chicago native Baha Bank$ poses for a portrait backstage after performing Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Festival-goers dance and cheer as Supa Bwe performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Festival-goers dance and cheer as Supa Bwe performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Chicago native Supa Bwe performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Chicago native Supa Bwe performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Chicago native Supa Bwe jumps into the crowd as he performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Chicago native Supa Bwe jumps into the crowd as he performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Chicago native Supa Bwe jumps into the crowd as he performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Chicago native Supa Bwe jumps into the crowd as he performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Chicago native Supa Bwe jumps into the crowd as he performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Chicago native Supa Bwe jumps into the crowd as he performs Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times
Festival-goers await entry Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Festival-goers await entry Friday afternoon on day one of the Summer Smash Festival in Douglass Park.
Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times