DaBaby performs at NY’s Rolling Loud stage, months after homophobic rant in Miami

DaBaby performs at NY’s Rolling Loud stage, months after homophobic rant in Miami
The rapper was invited as a special guest for 50 Cent’s performance at Citi Field in Queens

ダベイビー has returned to the Rolling Loud stage months after he was condemned for his homophobic rant at the マイアミ edition of the festival.

The controversial rapper performed on day one of ニューヨーク City’s edition of Rolling Loud.

報告によると, the 29-year-old rapper was invited as a special guest for 50 セント’s performance at Citi Field in Queens.

による TMZ, sources confirmed that organisers of the festival approved DaBaby’s involvement in the show, despite his past remarks.

今年の初め, ダベイビー, whose real name is Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, was appearing at Miami’s Rolling Loud festival when he was filmed making disparaging comments about those living with HIV.

A video showing the rapper making homophobic remarks about gay men was also widely circulated on the internet.

彼は聴衆に言った: “If you didn’t show up today with HIV, AIDS, それらのいずれかがあなたを2人で死に至らしめる致命的な性感染症, 3週間, then put your cellphone light up.”

彼は続けた: 「フェラ, 駐車場でd ***を吸っていない場合, 携帯電話を軽くしてください。」

At the same event, DaBaby caused additional controversy by bringing out fellow rapper Tory Lanez for his performance, immediately following Megan Thee Stallion’s appearance onstage.

ミーガンジースタリオン, real name Megan Pete, alleges that Lanez shot her in the foot in an incident last year. Lanez has disputed her accounts online and in his album, released last year.

Lanez was charged with assault on an unnamed female and weapons charges in October; he pleaded not guilty on both counts. The case is ongoing.

Ever since DaBaby’s comments, 50 Cent has shown continuous support for the controversial rapper.

“Remember they canceled Chris Brown, 五, six times?」 50 セント, whose real name is Curtis James Jackson III, 言った E! ニュース.“He just transitioned from being in that pool that everyone’s in, as a rap artist. They didn’t notify him that he’s turning into a superstar.”

“There’s nobody that tells you, ‘Now you’re being held to these standards that are mainstream standards that you can’t say things, you can’t do these different things.’ He’s just two years into his career, there’s no artist development, no A&R … and he’s definitely had no media training,」 50 Cent added.