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HOUSTON – The Controversial Rapper Tekashi 69 was scheduled to perform at the Humble Civic Arena on Sunday, June 27, and hundreds of people came with purchased tickets to see it, but the artist refused to go on stage.
Fans waited for several hours listening to a DJ who announced several times that Tekashi would be taking the stage, until it was time for him to The lights went out and it was announced that the rapper would not perform and that the fans had to leave the arena.
A few weeks ago it was announced on some local radio stations that the rapper would perform in Humble, a metropolitan area of Houston. Some fans said they were disappointed after some paid as much as $ 400 to get in.
Houston fans outraged after rapper Tekashi 69 refuses to take stage at concert. This punk bitch https://t.co/6z7Ucn2us6
– Dennis Bacilio Ray Lopez (@ BacilioDennis2) June 29, 2021
The arena doors opened at 3pm and the hours passed until 9pm and it was at that moment that the announcement was made that people would have to leave the premises.
Tekashi 69 did not come out at any time.
Some of the attendees said people booed and started throwing water bottles and beer cans onto the stage, according to a KPRX 2 report.
According to TMZ, the rapper refused to give the concert after promoters allegedly only paid him $ 70,000 of the $ 250,000 owed to him.
#Tekashi69 says he didn’t show up because he only received partial payment. I spoke with the director at the venue who said otherwise. See here: https://t.co/6o9Syfihve
— Monique Welch (@mo_unique_) June 29, 2021
Fans who purchased tickets will receive a refund.
Tekashi 69 has not apologized for what happened.