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DaBaby dropped from Austin City Limits festival after homophobic tirade

One other day, one other competition cancellation for embattled rapper DaBaby.

“DaBaby will now not be acting at Austin Metropolis Limits Music Pageant — lineup replace coming quickly,” the ACL Pageant Twitter account announced Tuesday morning.

The occasion, held in Austin, Texas, is the most recent competition to drop DaBaby from its roster after homophobic and misogynistic statements he made at Rolling Loud in Miami on July 25. Throughout his efficiency, he went on a tirade focusing on homosexual males, mocking them for having oral intercourse and insinuating that these residing with HIV/AIDS are unclean.

After spreading misinformation and spewing anti-LGBTQ+ feedback, he sounded off on his Instagram story. Moderately than issuing an apology, nonetheless, he doubled down on his comments, eliciting statements and outrage from collaborator Dua Lipa, Elton John, Madonna, and different high-profile critics.

As a backlash has brewed, DaBaby has been scrubbed from the festival lineups at Lollapalooza, Governors Ball and Day N Vegas.

On Monday, he issued a formal statement, writing,” Social media strikes so quick that individuals wish to demolish you earlier than you even have the chance to develop, educate, and study out of your errors…. I wish to apologize to the LGBTQ+ group for the hurtful and triggering feedback I made.”



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