Superstar rapper, Lil Wayne was reportedly rushed off stage during his A3C performance as screams were heard in the crowd.
Lil Wayne was ushered off stage by his security as crowds began to stampede in fear, with some claiming there were gunshots and others blaming the madness on fights. It was gathered that the uneasy crowd were able to break through metal security barriers while authorities called for an evacuation.
Confirming the pandemonium during his A3C performance, Lil Wayne tweeted;
“Hope everyone at A3C is safe!!”
Tweets from some concert goers reads;
“Everybody started ducking while Lil Wayne was onstage like someone in the crowd had a gun,” wrote one fan in the crowd. “Before the rumors come out they ain’t shoot up @A3C the fought it up,” stated another.
— Neima Abdulahi 11Alive (@NeimerDreamer) October 8, 2018
A message from the festival organizers confirms an “altercation” ended Wayne’s performance early. “This was a very unfortunate way to end what has been an otherwise amazing week of music, friendships and connections,” a tweet reads. Investigations continue.
— #A3C18 (@A3C) October 8, 2018
The A3C Festival took place this past weekend at the Georgia Freight Depot, in Atlanta, Georgia. The massive hip-hop event featured Wu-Tang Clan and Lil Wayne as headliners, with a long list of star talent behind them on the catalog.