Juelz Santana Concert Erupts In Violence, Club Manager Blames Promoter

A concert featuring

Juelz Santana at a local club in Allentown, Pennsylvania turned violent yesterday

(July 16), after the rapper left the club without performing for the capacity

crowd of about 1,000 people.According

to Allentown’s Morning Call, police in riot gear lined the streets after

fights broke out in the audience, prompting fans to head for the exits. The promoter

of the event, Lamont "El Dorado" Williams and Crocodile Rock’s manager

Tom Taylor disagreed as to why Santana didn’t perform as scheduled.

Williams said he paid Santana $20,000 to perform and plans to sue the rapper for

breach of contract, while Taylor blamed Williams’ opening act for causing the

disturbance.”It

was not Santana at all," Williams told the Morning Call. "He

was ready to play, El Dorado’s band just wouldn’t get off the stage."According

to Taylor, Santana was scheduled to hit the stage at 1:00 am, but he showed up

15 minutes earlier than expected and demanded to perform. When Taylor shut off

the final opening act’s microphones, the group smashed sound equipment and allegedly

incited the crowd from the stage.The

crowd had already become agitated, as ticket prices were more than the advertised

$23 price. Williams, who collected the ticket money at the door, said he left

the venue to pursue Santana during the chaos, but didn’t return because he was

afraid the crowd might turn on him.Crocodile

Rock’s owner, Steve Kahlon said he plans on hosting another event to make up for

the fiasco, but added that he plans on filing a lawsuit against Santana as well.

”We

need to do something for our patrons, because they paid for a show that didn’t

go on,” Kahlon said.Two

people were arrested and four people were treated for minor injuries at Sacred

Heart Hospital.

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