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Casanova & Other Rappers Ousted from Rolling Loud Right after NYPD Request – TMZ

Casanova, Pop Smoke, Don Q
Ousted from Rolling Loud Fest
… Following NYPD Ask for

ten/12/2019 twelve:19 PM PT


Casanova and other NYC rappers surface to have been correctly blackballed from executing in their personal city by the NYPD, receiving nixed from Rolling Loud right after a mere ask for.

A letter that’s purported to have been created by the Metropolis of New York and signed off by Asst. Law enforcement Chief Martin Morales surfaced in excess of the weekend, and it appears to display the NYPD asking Rolling Loud organizers to block Casanova and co. from having on phase.


The letter — addressed to the organization behind Rolling Loud, Insomniac, LLC — reads … “The New York Town Police Section requests that the beneath people be taken out from doing at the ‘Rolling Loud Festival’ getting area at Citi Field on Saturday October twelve, 2019 and Sunday Oct thirteen, 2019, owing to community protection concerns.”

It goes on to checklist 22GZ, Casanova, Pop Smoke, Sheff G and Don Q as artists who should not be authorized to perform — with cops citing affiliation to current functions of violence in the city.

They say it pretty plainly … “The New York City Law enforcement Department believes if these men and women are permitted to execute, there will be a better danger of violence. I search forward to performing with you in an hard work to hold this function harmless.”

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It would seem the letter — and the not-so-subtle plea — was taken to coronary heart, simply because Casanova declared he was, in point, not executing … and was not pleased about it.

On IG, the rapper — who’s experienced previous beefs with Tekashi 6ix9ine — wrote in portion … “My very last felony conviction was 2007. I shed anything I at any time loved and I’m However losing. So much so that ‘they’ won’t let me to complete at Rolling Loud NYC on Sunday.”

Casanova extra, “It’s unfair and unfortunate that my past, which I have dealt with lawfully and individually, proceeds to stigmatize me and my occupation as a recording artist.”

Thank you my brother. I just cannot talk on this significantly but I want absolutely everyone to know that we are even now spending all of those people artists comprehensive booking service fees AND sending them offers for foreseeable future Rolling Loud’s in other metropolitan areas. https://t.co/HZduF4iXJk

— Tariq (@TariqCherif) Oct 12, 2019

It truly is a bummer for confident, but if there is a silver lining … it is that Casanova and the other people are likely to get compensated for this despite becoming canned. Rolling Loud co-founder Tariq Cherif explained as considerably on Twitter, but would not elaborate even more.

The big query, of study course … why cave to the NYPD at all? It truly is a difficult question — you will find any selection of reasons to cooperate with cops, legal and in any other case. You could chalk it up to a shrewd small business determination … or politics. Likely a bit of both equally, to be honest.

We have reached out to the NYPD to see if this letter is legit …  so far, no word back. As for Rolling Loud, they have declined to remark over and above what Tariq explained.