AHH Stray News: 50 Fans In El Paso Pissed, Common Launches Festival, YG Causes Outrage In China
Residents of El Paso, Texas are upset with 50 Cent after he was supposedly a no-show at a scheduled appearance in the city. According to reports, 50 had been booked to appear at the Tipsy Tiger bar on Friday (September 23). Fox14 reports that patrons of the bar became unruly and started demanding refunds, prompting police to kick fans out of the bar around 1:00 AM. Although no reason for the cancellation was given, management for the tipsy tiger said reform customers as well as reschedule the event. As for 50 Cent, he still in Dallas, where he will celebrate the season 3’s finale of his hit series "Power" at Bucks Cabaret.
Chicago rapper Kanye West wasn't the only artist to pull double duty to be involved in Chance the Rapper’s Magnificent Coloring Day concert. Common, who performed at the concert on Saturday (September 24), also launched his own "AAHH Fest" on Saturday in Chicago. Chance the Rapper returned the favor for Common, by making an appearance at the event, which took place in The West Loop and featured a variety of upcoming acts as well.
YG may be getting props for his aggressive stance against presidential nominee Donald Trump and his political race-baiting, but the Compton rapper has come under fire for his own song “Meet The Flockers.” Apparently, the two-year-old song is causing outrage in China, thanks to a Fox News report on the track’s controversial lyrics. According to Heat Street, people in the country are offended that YG’s song encourages the robbery of Chinese people in their neighborhoods, claiming that most do not use bank accounts and that they keep their savings in their houses. Chinese-American business owners around the country reportedly went to the FBI to take the graphic video for the single down, but will rebuffed thanks to the First Amendment.