Despite canceling his show in Vancouver, Lil Baby opted to party in Vegas instead. Hours before his set at the Breakout Festival, the rapper issued a statement about the last-minute cancellation. “I have been going so hard these past few months without any breaks that it finally caught up with me,” he posted on Instagram. He added that his body completely shut down and will make it up to his Vancouver fans soon.
Hours later, TMZ Hip Hop received photos of the rapper in Vegas at the Zouk Nightclub with Travis Scott, DJ Drama and others. Canelo Alvarez was celebrating his victory over Gennady Golovkin. Baby might have needed a break from performing but his fans in Vancouver were not happy.
Lil Baby Fans Riot
Shortly after the Baby announced the canceled set, fans and festival goers did not take it lightly. Videos show angry fans lighting tents on fire while others toppled food stands and garbage dumpsters. Some fans destroyed TV monitors, leaving shattered glass everywhere. The rapper was the closing headliner for the two-day festival. Other acts included Cordae, Coi Leray, Quavo and Takeoff and Trippie Redd.
TMZ also caught up with the rapper on Tuesday on Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles. The reporter had asked about the situation, but he dodged the question and focused on a fight that was happening in the surrounding area.
Shortly before his Breakout Festival set, he wrapped up a North American tour with Chris Brown, which ended in August in Las Vegas. With a new album coming later this year, lets hope that when he comes back to Vancouver, it will be worth the wait.
In June, Quality Control CEO says Lil Baby’s upcoming project will be an “album Of The Year 4 Sure.” So far this year, he has released “Detox” and “Right On.” He is also featured on “STAYIN ALIVE” with DJ Khaled & Drake. No word on a release date for the album.
Written By: Roy Lott