It's a Wrap: Cops Shut Down Chief Keef Concert

It's a Wrap: Cops Shut Down Chief Keef Concert

Chicago Mayor wanted the show stopped because the rapper is a "bad role model."

Published July 27, 2015

Thousands of concert goers were in for a surprise on Saturday in Indiana after cops ordered them to bounce one song into a Chief Keef performance. But, get this, he wasn't even there in person.

According to TMZ, the "Hate Bein' Sober" MC was appearing via a hologram because he feared he was going to get arrested if he showed up in the flesh — he currently has outstanding warrants in the Midwest.


The rapper was set to perform in Chicago, via hologram as well, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel made the executive order to the Chi-Town venue to shut the show down. Mayor Emanuel requested that they pull the plug on the concert because Keef was a "bad role model."

Keef then quickly flipped the script, making a pseudo-appearance at Craze Fest in Hammond, Indiana, when he was actually in Beverly Hills. His performance was beamed in, but after performing one song, cops ransacked the venue and forced them to close up shop.

Welp, at least he tried. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

(Photo: Guillermo Proano/

Written by Moriba Cummings


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