Dababy dropped by Lollapalooza hours before performance following homophobic remarks

그만큼 Grammy-nominated 예술가, 그의 진짜 이름은 Jonathan Kirk, had been scheduled as a closing act on the final night of the four-day music festival in downtown Chicago. 하나, Lollapalooza organizers tweeted Sunday to denounce DaBaby’s remarks and note that the festival wasfounded on diversity. Organizers also announced that rapper Young Thug would perform at 9 오후. in place of what would have been DaBaby’s set.

Lollapalooza was founded on diversity, inclusivity, 존경, and love,” organizers wrote. “그걸 염두에 두고, DaBaby will no longer be performing at Grant Park tonight.



최근 며칠 동안, artists including Madonna, Questlove, Dua Lipa and Elton John have denounced remarks DaBaby made during a performance last Sunday at Miami’s Rolling Loud Festival.

무대에서, the rapper called out members of the LGBTQ community and people with HIV and AIDS. Using crude language, he asked attendees who weren’t gay men or people affected by HIV or AIDS to raise their cellphone flashlights, and he incorrectly said the disease wouldmake you die in two or three weeks.

DaBaby was dropped by Lollapalooza

DaBaby was dropped by Lollapalooza (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

The North Carolina rapper’s songRockstarwas one of the biggest hits of 2020 and was nominated for a Grammy Award for record of the year.

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The rapper was also dropped from a benefit concert for the Working Families Party on Tuesday. He was set to headline the event alongside Saweetie and Wyclef Jean. 하나, the organizers of the event 발표 that they were dropping him from the lineup in an effort tohold people accountable and live to our values.

He was also dropped from his brand ambassador deal with Boohoo Man, 종류 보고서.

The rapper issued an 사과 on Twitter following the backlash, noting that his remarks wereinsensitive.” 하나, he also noted that peopledigested that wrong,” prompting many to say his apology fell short.

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