Posted by , Jul 17, 2015 at 11:52am
Chief Keef has put a hold on his hologram benefit concert.

Earlier this week, it was announced that Chicago's Chief Keef would put on a concert in benefit of a toddler that was killed in the wake of Capo's shooting.

1-year old Dillon Cooper, who was sitting in his stroller at the time, was ran over by the two shooters involved in Capo's killing. The benefit concert was slated to be free, with Keef performing as a hologram via L.A. (he couldn't be in Chicago because of outstanding warrants). Attendees would be encouraged to make donations to the toddler's family.

The details for the concert were announced yesterday afternoon, but then last night it was announced that the show was cancelled--  according to Alki David, the CEO of Keef's new label FilmOn Networks, the concert hasn't been cancelled just postponed. He released a statement which alludes that Rev. Michael Pfleger, who is a pastor at St. Sabina Catholic Church on Chicago's South Side, interfered with their plans.

According to the Chicago Tribune (via FSD), the statement reads, "The meddling, attention seeking Father Pfleger, who bullied the owner of the downtown theater to back out of his contract, will not succeed. He is exploiting this tragedy and taking money away from the victims and solid charities who are doing good work in Chicago."

Father Pfleger initially responded to the news of a benefit concert on a Monday post that read: "Instead of having a concert ... why doesn't he man up and acknowledge it's time to stop this violence and apologize for his part in it!!!! We don't need a concert ... we need PEACE."

We'll keep you updated on the concert.

Chief Keef's Benefit Concert Postponed, Statement Released

Chief Keef has put a hold on his hologram benefit concert.


Earlier this week, it was announced that Chicago's Chief Keef would put on a concert in benefit of a toddler that was killed in the wake of Capo's shooting.

1-year old Dillon Cooper, who was sitting in his stroller at the time, was ran over by the two shooters involved in Capo's killing. The benefit concert was slated to be free, with Keef performing as a hologram via L.A. (he couldn't be in Chicago because of outstanding warrants). Attendees would be encouraged to make donations to the toddler's family.

The details for the concert were announced yesterday afternoon, but then last night it was announced that the show was cancelled--  according to Alki David, the CEO of Keef's new label FilmOn Networks, the concert hasn't been cancelled just postponed. He released a statement which alludes that Rev. Michael Pfleger, who is a pastor at St. Sabina Catholic Church on Chicago's South Side, interfered with their plans.

According to the Chicago Tribune (via FSD), the statement reads, "The meddling, attention seeking Father Pfleger, who bullied the owner of the downtown theater to back out of his contract, will not succeed. He is exploiting this tragedy and taking money away from the victims and solid charities who are doing good work in Chicago."

Father Pfleger initially responded to the news of a benefit concert on a Monday post that read: "Instead of having a concert ... why doesn't he man up and acknowledge it's time to stop this violence and apologize for his part in it!!!! We don't need a concert ... we need PEACE."

We'll keep you updated on the concert.

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