Last weekend, rapper DaBaby made headlines due to a homophobic rant he made on stage at Rolling Loud Miami. One week later, he has been removed from the Lollapalooza lineup hours before his set was supposed to take place.
"Lollapalooza was founded on diversity, inclusivity, respect, and love. With that in mind, DaBaby will no longer be performing at Grant Park tonight." The festival said in a statement Sunday morning. Young Thug will play at the set time previously scheduled for DaBaby. G Herbo is a new addition to the lineup.
The rapper took to Instagram live to address his diatribe, expressing things like "my gay fans ain't no nasty gay n****s..." He only dug himself into a deeper hole when he tweeted his version of an apology. He wrote, "Anybody who done ever been [affected] by AIDS/HIV y’all got the right to be upset, what I said was insensitive even though I have no intentions on offending anybody. So my apologies. But the LGBT community... I ain’t trippin on y’all, do you. y’all business is y’all business."
Lollapalooza, the first major American music festival to be held since the start of the pandemic, comes to a close today.