Dabby’s scheduled performance at the Lollapalooza concert in Chicago was canceled on Sunday after the rapper made homophobic remarks that other music artists had condemned.
DaBaby, whose real name is Jonathan Kirk, asked fans to raise their phones over the air if they didn’t have HIV, AIDS or another sexually transmitted disease “that will make you die in two to three weeks.”
The remarks were one of a series of homophobic and misogynistic comments the 29-year-old made during her performance at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami last weekend.
Comments by grammy nominated rapper ignited a firearm inside and outside the music industry.
He lost a brand deal with the clothing brand Boohooman, she is no longer in the line of Parklife, a UK music festival The following month was happening, and they were condemned by musicians including Dua Lipa, Elton John and Madonna.
On Sunday morning, hours before she was set to perform, the organizers of Lollapalooza announced that DaBaby had been dropped from the lineup.
“Lollapalooza was founded on diversity, inclusivity, respect and love. With this in mind, DaBaby will no longer be performing,” the organizers said Twitter.
Organizers said Young Thug, another rapper, was set to perform during Dabby’s 9 p.m. time slot.
A day after apologizing, he appeared to reverse his foreign minister in his final credits new music video. The message read, “I apologize for being me the way you want you to be free.”
Representatives for DaBaby did not respond to an email seeking comment on Sunday.
The rapper’s music first climbed the Billboard charts in 2019 with his debut studio album.baby on baby, ” which featured her hit single “Suz.” She was nominated for six Grammy Awards in the past two years.
DaBaby last year collaborated with Grammy-winning singer Dua Lipa on a remix of her song “Levitating”. Ms Lipa was one of several musicians who condemned the rapper’s comments last week.
“I am shocked and horrified by DaBaby’s comments,” Ms. Lipa said on Instagram. “I don’t really recognize it as someone I worked with.”
Madonna, in a statement on instagram, correcting the rapper’s scientifically incorrect comments, saying, “If you’re going to make hateful comments about HIV/AIDS to the LGBTQ+ community, know your facts.”
elton john said Twitter That DaBaby’s statement “promotes stigma and discrimination.”
DaBaby was in the limelight after being charged in January in Beverly Hills, Calif. being a hidden gimmick.
Contrary to what DaBaby said, people with HIV can live healthy lives if they treat the disease with medicine, hiv.gov. About 1.2 million Americans have HIV, and infection rates have declined over the years. People with AIDS usually live for three years without treatment, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.