DMX was forced to cancel two concerts in Canada,
after custom officials refused to let him off of his flight when he landed in
DMX was slated to perform two shows, one in Saskatoon
and one in Calgary. While DMX was not allowed off of his flight and was barred
from entering Canada, custom officials did approve six other people in his entourage
for entry into the country.
"All I can say is that individuals have
to meet the normal immigration requirements," Fred Furlong, manager of
the immigration office at the airport told Jam Showbiz. Furlong said that DMX
did not meet those requirements and refused to provide extra details.
Unconfirmed reports state that DMX was also briefly
detained in a holding cell, when he became irate at the lack of explanation
for his denied access to Canada. "Individuals that we don't allow entry
can and may be detained," Furlong said, but refused to comment if this
was the case for DMX.
Both concert venues and Ticketmaster are issuing