DaBaby has been pulled from the Lollapalooza lineup following his most up-to-date on-stage feedback about HIV and AIDS.
The rapper had been slated to bear on the track festival held at Grant Park in Chicago on Sunday night.
Alternatively, after DaBaby – right name Jonathan Kirk – sparked outrage alongside with his claims that HIV and AIDS would “bear you die in two or three weeks” within the course of an look on the Rolling Loud Competition in Miami final month, despite many participants having the capability to stay long lives with the virus thanks to treatment that has been around for the reason that ’90s, Lollapalooza organisers presented on Sunday morning that he had been dropped from the gig.
“Lollapalooza changed into once based totally on diversity, inclusivity, respect, and like. With that in tips, DaBaby will no longer be performing at Grant Park tonight,” they stated in an announcement.
Accordingly, Younger Thug will fetch DaBaby’s slot within the lineup.
Following the backlash over DaBaby’s feedback, he released a brand original track video with an “apology” for his statements. In the Giving What It be Supposed To Give clip, the 29-year-outmoded holds up a trace pronouncing “AIDS”, but additionally raps lyrics using the syndrome as a synonym.
Fans commented on the video pressured as as to if or now not it changed into once an apology or a extra attack on the LGBTQ+ neighborhood.
In addition, excessive-profile celebrities similar to Dua Lipa, Elton John, and Madonna, fetch issued statements condemning DaBaby’s feedback.