Lil Wayne Cancels Atlanta Concert Less Than 24 Hours Before, Fans React

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Weezy hasn't clarified why his show was abruptly postponed, but he did clarify that it will be rescheduled.

Lil Wayne unfortunately disappointed his Atlanta fans on Saturday (April 22) when he announced he had to cancel that tour stop due to unforeseen circumstances. Moreover, Weezy is currently on his "Welcome To Tha Carter" tour, which received much critical and fan acclaim up until this point. No doubt the trek will continue to please fans young and old, but it's always a sting when this occurs to a live show. While many fans expressed understandable disappointment and anger, the rap legend's message did give some hope to the city. In his statement, he hinted towards the solution he and his team are seeking.

"Due to unforeseen circumstances we have to reschedule the Atlanta show tomorrow," Lil Wayne posted on social media. "I apologize to my fans, but I kan’t wait to turn up with y’all soon. Luv ATL.” Furthermore, this would've been the Young Money boss's 14th tour stop out of a total of 28, and the trek is scheduled to end in Los Angeles, California on May 13. Hopefully more exciting live performances in the future don't see the same fate, although the more important hope is that Tunechi is doing well and healthy throughout these dates.

Lil Wayne Cancels Atlanta Show

Cancelling live shows can be very scary for artists, but sometimes they have to happen due to scarier circumstances. For example, Desiigner recently canceled all his upcoming concert dates to focus on his mental health, which reportedly took a nosedive. The rapper exposed himself on a plane, and the reaction grew much more sympathetic following his emotional message. With these situations in mind, fans hope that Lil Wayne is above all having a good and fulfilling time during this tour, free of health issues or other circumstances that can seriously impede his trek.

Fortunately, those who missed the Atlanta show or the tour in general have a lot of the "Let The Beat Build" MC to enjoy these days. Not only did he kickstart the campaign for Tha Carter VI with "Kant Nobody" featuring DMX, but he also appeared on Swizz Beatz's Hip Hop 50: Vol. 2 EP. Still, a lot of fans were disappointed, and you can see the extent of their reactions down below. For the latest greatness from Lil Wayne and the rest of his tour, stick around on HNHH.

Fans React To Weezy Rescheduling Concert


About The Author
Gabriel Bras Nevares is a music and pop culture news writer for HotNewHipHop. He started in 2022 as a weekend writer and, since joining the team full-time, has developed a strong knowledge in hip-hop news and releases. Whether it’s regular coverage or occasional interviews and album reviews, he continues to search for the most relevant news for his audience and find the best new releases in the genre. What excites him the most is finding pop culture stories of interest, as well as a deeper passion for the art form of hip-hop and its contemporary output. Specifically, Gabriel enjoys the fringes of rap music: the experimental, boundary-pushing, and raw alternatives to the mainstream sound. As a proud native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he also stays up-to-date with the archipelago’s local scene and its biggest musical exponents in reggaetón, salsa, indie, and beyond. Before working at HotNewHipHop, Gabriel produced multiple short documentaries, artist interviews, venue spotlights, and audio podcasts on a variety of genres and musical figures. Hardcore punk and Go-go music defined much of his coverage during his time at the George Washington University in D.C. His favorite hip-hop artists working today are Tyler, The Creator, Boldy James, JPEGMAFIA, and Earl Sweatshirt.