XXXTENTACION Concert was Shut down After Being deemed "Security Risk"
However, another X concert surrounded by controversy.
Tampa, FL – A XXXTENTACION concert was canceled on Saturday night (September 2) after a lot of fans are presented in the show headquarters in Tampa, Florida, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
The concert was scheduled to go down at The Orpheum — 750-person-capacity venue in Ybor City, Tampa. But large crowds of fans, according to reports, flooded into the streets of the surrounding area, in an attempt to see the controversial 19-year-old musician perform.
Ahead of when the concert was scheduled to begin, the show's promoter, of the Drug of Entertainment, announced the cancellation via Twitter, revealing that the local fire department had considered the concert a security hazard.
The show tonight has been cancelled due to the fire department considering that it is a safety hazard. Sorry to all those who came from outside.
— The Drug Of Entertainment (@RealDopeEnt) September 3, 2017
After the cancellation, a legion of fans flooded the streets and proceeded to chant, "we want X!" with the police, finally, to break the crowds. Steve Hegarty told the Tampa Bay Times there were "no injuries, no transport and no arrests."
After the cancellation, X, according to reports, took to Instagram to address the situation. The posts have already been deleted.
"Tampa, my deepest apologies, I drove it all the way up here, I drove four hours to, basically, have the show cancelled on me," he said in a series of Instagram posts, according to the Tampa Bay Times. "Apparently because it was over capacity, there was at least 3,000 to 4,000 of out, and . . . the place could only support 750. As far as the new free show, I'm going to try and get a free show, but that was the only place that I wanted to work with me, but you just have to take with me, I'm going to try to solve this. For now, the show was cancelled, not because of my decision, it was just the place, and the fire chief said that he could not do the show, so the show is cancelled ...