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DaBaby got a cold reception at Rolling Loud California over the weekend. Attendees threw water bottles, drinks and other trash at DaBaby while he rocked the stage.

The rapper was nearly canceled after he went on a homophobic rant at Rolling Loud Miami in July.

DaBaby managed to salvage his career when he met with HIV/AIDS groups and promised to give them a cut of his Rolling Loud tour proceeds. He also went on an LGBT+ apology tour.

But the HIV/AIDS groups are still waiting for their money. Maybe that's why fans tossed trash at him?

There was some good news for the troubled rapper this month. A Las Vegas, Nevada judge dismissed an assault and battery case against him. The case was dismissed with prejudice, meaning it cannot be refiled. DaBaby was ordered to pay the alleged victim, Timothy Cobb, $7,500 in restitution.

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Federal agents are surprised that rappers Drake and Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West, held a concert to help free convicted killer Larry Hoover (pictured right).

According to TMZ, the feds are "pissed" that the music icons held a historic concert to advocate for a convict the government considers the "worst of the worst."

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One federal law enforcement source tells TMZ prosecutors are "surprised" to see Drake and Ye throwing so much support behind the #FreeLarryHoover movement, considering the facts of his case.

Hoover was convicted and sentenced to multiple life terms in prison for directing the murder of a Chicago man in 1973.

The man was accused of stealing from Hoover's gang, Chicago's infamous Gangster Disciples. Hoover is credited with founding the Gangster Disciples, aka GD's.

He was already serving 150-200 years in prison for the murder, when the feds indicted and convicted Hoover for drug conspiracy, extortion and engaging in organized crime. In 1997, he began serving 6 life sentences in a federal Supermax prison.

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Hoover will never see the light of day, but his supporters -- including Drake and Ye -- believe his federal sentence is too harsh -- especially considering his federal crimes were related to drug distribution and trafficking.

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The feds acknowledge many low-level drug dealers received draconian prison terms in the '80s and '90s. An example is Alice Marie Johnson, who was serving a life sentence for drug trafficking when she was freed by former President Donald Trump.

Ye asked Trump to pardon Hoover back in 2018, but the former President denied his request.

And just this past summer the federal parole board denied Hoover's request for a compassionate release. The 71-year-old has been in prison for 48 years.

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Federal sources tell TMZ that Ye, Drake and others would be better served helping other inmates besides Hoover.

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An ABC's news special report on Travis Scott's disastrous Astroworld Festival was quickly removed from Hulu following public backlash.

Much of the criticism was due to the mistaken belief that the ABC news special was a documentary.

The 50-minute special, titled "Astroworld: Concert from Hell," was billed as a "minute-by-minute look," according to Complex.com.

"Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival was supposed to be the concert of a lifetime. But it turned into a tragic nightmare. A minute-by-minute look at what happened in the crowd, the young victims who were killed, and what happens next."

10 fans lost their lives during a crowd surge and stampede on day one of the music festival at NRG Park in Houston on Nov. 5.

Furious Twitter users lashed out at ABC News on Wednesday.

"They couldn’t wait to make that Travis Scott Astroworld documentary. It was literally 27 days before Hulu and ABC released a documentary," one Twitter user wrote.

Others corrected those who mistook the news special for a documentary.

One Twitter user wrote:

"I wish y'all would stop saying Hulu made a doc on astroworld when it's just ABC news doing their job... reporting the news."

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At least eight people died and over 300 were injured during a stampede at rapper Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival in his hometown of Houston, Texas on Friday night.

8 people, including a 10-year-old boy, were pronounced dead at area hospitals. 23 others are hospitalized.

Police say the dead and injured were trampled when 50,000 people surged over barricades at the front of the stage on Day 1 of the sold out music festival at NRG Park.

Officials referred to the incident as a "mass casualty event" during a press conference on Saturday morning.

Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said authorities have "heard rumors of people injecting people with drugs" at the show, but added "I think it's very important that none of us speculate."

A source close to concert organizers told the NY Post:

"This was a targeted attack on innocent people, including a child. People were being spiked against their own will. The crowd surge was from panic because people were running for safety."

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Scott and fellow rapper Drake were performing onstage at the time of the fatal stampede around 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5.

Angry fans took to Twitter to criticize Scott for not stopping the concert as his fans lay dying.

Footage shot at the scene shows paramedics performing CPR on unresponsive fans on the ground.

Social media influencer and reality star Kylie Jenner and her thee-year-old daughter, Stormi, both attended her boyfriend Travis Scott's concert. Kylie's sister, model Kendall Jenner, was also backstage. They were not injured.

The 29-year-old "Sicko Mode" rapper, real name Jacques Webster II, is best known for his hit singles "Antidote", "Mafia" and "Escape Plan" and for fathering two children with Kylie, 24.

Day 2 of Scott's Astroworld Festival has been canceled.

Watch video of fans breaking through a fence below.
 

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Fans of The Fugees had to wait over three hours for the group to take the stage at their first reunion concert on Wednesday, September 22.

The iconic trio's first pop-up reunion show, ahead of a world tour, went down at the Roof at Pier 17, with more than 3,500 devotees in attendance, Variety reports

Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean, and Pras Michel were backed by a large band, including 13 horns and three background singers for their seven-song set.

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"We're still cooking it," Lauryn Hill told the impatient crowd.

Meanwhile, Wyclef addressed the Haitian immigration crisis at the Texas-Mexico border and he challenged U.S. Pres. Joe Biden to fix the problem during the set.

Among the songs the group performed were "The Score", "Fu-Gee-La", and their signature cover of "Killing Me Softly."

Wyclef closed the show with Bob Marley's "No Woman, No Cry", with Lauryn - the ex-partner of Marley's son Rohan Marley - backing him on harmony.

The band's reunion tour, "Diaspora Calling," kicks off in Chicago, Illinois on November 2, 2021, and concludes in Ghana on December 18.
 

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Teyana Taylor is bidding farewell to her fans with a final tour.

The 30-year-old singer announced the dates for her upcoming 12-city "Last Rose Petal Tour" on Instagram Wednesday.

The Last Rose Petal Tour kicks off in San Francisco on November 7, and concludes on November 30 in Atlanta, Ga.

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The mom-of-two said she was "lucky" to be able to retire at a young age.

"How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. However for every goodbye God makes the next hello closer. Come out and watch me, leave it all out on the stage... One last time... Just for you & as my last rose petal falls, I say farewell..."

Her last sentence left some fans confused. Teyana reportedly underwent a double mastectomy after discovering lumps in her breasts in Miami earlier this year.

Due to her family history of cancer she decided not to take any chances.

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Teyana and her husband, NBA star Iman Shumpert share two daughters named Iman Tayla and Rue.
 

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The promoter of an Old School" concert in Atlanta has apologized after ticket holders called the show a "disaster" and demanded refunds.

People who attended the "Saturday Nite Old School Music Festival 2021" at Home Depot Backyard in Atlanta on Sept. 11, expected to see Johnny Gill (pictured), The Commodores, and Frankie Beverly & Maze.

Other artists in the lineup included Kool & the Gang and The Whispers.

The crowd started booing when Johnny Gill finally emerged onstage and told them he wasn't performing.

People who left the concert early complained that they did not get what the promoter promised.

Many said the concert began two hours late and unknown artists took up a lot of time on stage.

The promoter of the show, SEMG, has issued a statement apologizing and promising "partial refunds" on a case-by-case basis.

The promoter told Channel 2's Tom Jones that he is considering offering partial refunds.

However, when Jones set up an interview with the promoter to give him an opportunity to give his side of the story, he never showed up.

He also stopped answering the phone calls and texts from Jones.

"This was one of the biggest rip-offs I've ever seen," concertgoer Reggie Nelson told Jones.

Other concertgoers include the wife of Shelley Wynter, co-host of WSB Radio's "Word On the Street," who received her ticket as a gift from her husband.

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Fans who bought tickets to attend Saturday night's old school concert in Atlanta are demanding refunds after advertised artists failed to show.

People who attended the "Saturday Nite Old School Music Festival 2021" at Home Depot Backyard in Atlanta on Sept. 11, expected to see The Commodores and Frankie Beverly & Maze.

Other artists in the lineup included Johnny Gill, Kool & the Gang, and The Whispers.

But many fans who attended the concert say their experience was horrible, and most of the performers were unknown artists.

A video on social media shows people chanting "REFUND!"

"This was one of the biggest rip-offs I've seen," Reggie Nelson told Channel 2's Tom Jones. "Everybody feels like they've been ripped off. A lot of people got up to leave before things were done."

People who left the concert early complained that they did not get what the promoter promised.

Many said the concert began two hours late and unknown artists took up a lot of time on stage.

The crowd started booing when Johnny Gill finally emerged onstage and told them he wasn't performing.

"They must have said Johnny we don't have all your money, but we will give you something if you just go out and say hi to the crowd," Cheryl Shiver told Channel 2 Action News.

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We Are Live Ent.

According to a press release, We Are Live Entertainment, a national concert and tour producer is BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER with the announcement of the highly anticipated Legendz of the Streetz Tour, (formally Feed the Streetz).

The iconic tour is co-headlined by Rick Ross, Jeezy, Gucci Mane, and 2 Chainz, and recently added Gucci Mane, along with special guests Fabolous, Lil Kim, Trina, and Boosie Badazz; with DJ Drama slated as the official tour DJ for most stops.

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For the first time in history and fresh off Verzuz, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Jeezy, Gucci Mane, Trina, and Fabolous, alongside the aforementioned "legendz", will embark on a nationwide tour together.

The tour is shaping up to be one of the most iconic and memorable events in hip-hop history.

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Combined, the superstar lineup has sold over 100,000,000 albums worldwide and produced hundreds of chart-topping hits such as "Stay Schemin", "Soul Survivor", "Lemonade", "Ball Drop", "Quiet Storm", "I'm Different", "Wipe Me Down" and many more.

Legendz of the Streetz Tour is produced by We Are Live Entertainment, led by brothers Lin Rowe and Jerry Schools.

"This is an opportunity for hip-hop fans across the country to experience something monumental, the likes of which has never been done before," states Rowe. "Our goal is to make history with our productions, and I believe we hit the mark with this one."

Emerging from a year of challenges that impacted their official launch, the new name better reflects We Are Live Entertainment's vision for this tour. The Legendz of the Streetz Tour is all about power, influence, and success; evoking a very specific era in time that amplified the black culture in an unapologetic way.

Jerry Schools added, "Rebranding the tour was necessary to better reflect our intent to pay homage to hip-hop culture and celebrate a group of legendary artists."

The Legendz of the Streetz Tour will officially kick off Thursday, September 30th, in Augusta, GA followed by a show in Atlanta, GA, on October 1st, 2021 during the BET Hip Hop Awards weekend.
 
Legendz of the Streetz Tour Dates:

Thursday, September 30 - Augusta, GA - James Brown Arena^
Friday, October 1 - Atlanta, GA - State Farm Arena*
Saturday, October 2 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum Complex*
Sunday, October 3 - Baltimore, MD - Royal Farms Arena*
Friday, October 8 - New Orleans, LA - Smoothie King Center*
Saturday, October 9 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center*
Sunday, October 10 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center*
Friday, October 15 - Miami, FL - BB&T Center^
Saturday, October 16 - Jacksonville, FL - VyStar Veterans Arena^
Sunday, October 17 - Tampa, FL - Amalie Arena^
Friday, October 22 - Memphis, TN - FedEx Forum^

*with Lil Kim

^with Trina

** More dates to be added
 
Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com. For additional information about The Legendz of the Streetz Tour, please visit: www.weareliveent.com.

The Jacksons

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The Jacksons will perform a tribute to their late brother Michael Jackson when they headline the Happy Days Festival this Saturday, August 28.

The famed brothers - Marlon Jackson, 64, Jermaine Jackson, 66, Jackie Jackson, 70, and Tito Jackson, 67, will headline the festival in Surrey, England.

The group will perform in concert the day before what would have been Michael's 63rd birthday on Sunday, August 29.

Tito Jackson revealed he and his siblings will sing a selection of songs by the King of Pop - who died in June 2009 at the age of 50.

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When asked if Michael would be remembered during their set, Tito said:

"Absolutely, it's going to be fun. We will sing songs from his albums, like Rock With You and Can't Let You Get Away.

"We've been doing tributes to Michael for some time now, it's one of my favorite parts of the show. We miss him and we miss being on records on with him."

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15-year-old Michael is pictured performing with brothers Marlon, left, and Jackie, right, in London in 1974.

The Happy Days gig is the first time The Jacksons will be back on stage since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

Tito says those in attendance can expect all the hits from the Jackson 5's Motown days.

He told BANG Showbiz:

"I'm excited. The fans can expect to hear the Jackson 5 hit records with a lot of energy."