Hip-Hop Rumors: Why's Kanye Cancelling So Many Dates?
UPDATE: Just today, Kanye's people sent the following, announcing the remaining tour dates. I wonder if they read the rumor, which was posted just a few hours earlier.
11 16 13 PHILADELPHIA, PA WELLS FARGO CENTER#
11 17 13 BOSTON, MA TD GARDEN#
11 19 13 BROOKLYN, NY BARCLAYS CENTER#
11 20 13 BROOKLYN, NY BARCLAYS CENTER+
11 21 13 WASHINGTON, DC VERIZON CENTER#
11 23 13 NEW YORK, NY MADISON SQUARE GARDEN#
11 24 13 NEW YORK, NY MADISON SQUARE GARDEN+
11 27 13 NASHVILLE, TN BRIDGESTONE ARENA#
11 29 13 MIAMI, FL AMERICANAIRLINES ARENA#
11 30 13 TAMPA, FL TAMPA BAY TIMES FORUM#
12 01 13 ATLANTA, GA PHILIPS ARENA#
12 03 13 KANSAS CITY, MO SPRINT CENTER#
12 05 13 NEW ORLEANS, LA NEW ORLEANS ARENA#
12 06 13 DALLAS, TX AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER#
12 07 13 HOUSTON, TX TOYOTA CENTER#
12 08 13 SAN ANTONIO, TX AT&T CENTER#
12 10 13 PHOENIX, AZ US AIRWAYS CENTER#
12 13 13 ANAHEIM, CA HONDA CENTER
12 17 13 CHICAGO, IL UNITED CENTER#
12 18 13 CHICAGO, IL UNITED CENTER#
12 19 13 DETROIT, MI PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS#
12 22 13 TORONTO, ONT. AIR CANADA CENTRE#
12 23 13 TORONTO, ONT. AIR CANADA CENTRE#
Kanye's people have made it a point to note that there has been NO issue with ticket sales. In fact, they said the following:
Yesterday, on the road to Vancouver, a truck carrying The Yeezus Tour’s custom-made video truss and 60-ft circular LED screen was in an accident that damaged the gear beyond repair.
This gear is central to the staging of The Yeezus Tour, and central to the creative vision put forth by Kanye West and his design team at DONDA.
As a result of this event, it is impossible to put on the show and The Yeezus Tour will be postponed until these essential pieces can be reengineered and refabricated.
Kanye West will not compromise on bringing the show, as it was originally envisioned and designed, to his fans.
The only thing is Kanye continues to tour, but some dates are canceled whereas other dates are continuing on. Insiders are speculating that ticket sales are slow and low on dates, forcing them to simple cancel dates. Some have speculated that Kanye has upset the public to the point where they are no longer fans and some feel the Yeezus album simply didn't do it for people. I dunno.
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