Lollapalooza cancels DaBaby's performance after homophobic comments

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(CNN)More atrocious quality for DaBaby.

The Lollapalooza philharmonic festival canceled the rapper's show connected Sunday aft his comments that were wide condemned arsenic homophobic.

At the Rolling Loud euphony festival successful Miami connected July 25, DaBaby made mendacious and insulting comments astir cheery men and HIV. He besides spoke crudely astir women.

    DaBaby defended his comments aboriginal connected Instagram.

      "I wasn't going connected a rant. That's called a telephone to action. That's what that's called, origin I'm a unrecorded performer," helium said. "I'm the champion unrecorded performer."

      With strict rules successful  place, Chicago hopes Lollapalooza volition  beryllium  remembered for the large  euphony  and not Covid-19 cases

      Elton John, Madonna and Dua Lipa were among the names speaking retired to condemn the comments.

      Dua Lipa, who collaborated with the rapper connected a remix of her opus "Levitating," said successful a connection connected her Instagram stories that she was "surprised and horrified astatine DaBaby's comments."

      At slightest 1 personage has spoken retired successful enactment of DaBaby.

      "If you gonna person the Lil Nas X video and him surviving his truth, you gonna damn definite person radical similar DaBaby who gonna talk their truth," rapper T.I. said connected Instagram astir rapper Lil Nas X being openly gay.

        Rappers Young Thug and G Herbo volition instrumentality DaBaby's spots astatine the festival, Lollapalooza announced.

        The festival tweeted that it was "founded connected diversity, inclusivity, respect and love," and that DaBaby's show was canceled "with that successful mind."

        CNN's Camille Furst contributd to this report.

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