Lil Wayne Frustrates Fans With Delayed Florida Show
Lil Wayne upset fans at the University of Florida by showing up late to a performance on Tuesday (April 4). The New Orleans native did not take the stage at the O’Connell Center until 11:26 p.m., according to Alligator. Wayne’s arrival was met with boos since the show was supposed to end around 11 p.m.
Doors at the venue opened at 7:15 p.m. Bas and CyHi The Prynce, the two opening acts for the night, were finished by 10 p.m. The 3000 people in attendance were left waiting for well over an hour to see Wayne perform.
“The show was supposed to close around 11, not start,” Karan Sharma, a University of Florida computer science senior, said. “I think they treated us like shit. They shouldn’t have done that.”
The veteran MC did not make any comment about his late arrival. The O’Connell Center later announced on its Facebook page that Wayne’s plane had been grounded in Atlanta due to high winds.
Wayne has had some bad luck with planes as of late. The rapper recently had to cancel a show in Minnesota due to a malfunctioning plane.
“Minnesota I’m sorry I kouldn’t make it tonight,” Wayne wrote last week. “Had plane issues that was out of my kontrol. Will make it up to y’all and reskhedule.”
Weezy will look to avoid such delays and cancellations on his Kloser 2 U tour, which kicks off later this month. Check out all of Wayne’s upcoming tour dates below.
XXL has reached out to Wayne’s camp for comment.
April 14 – Louisville, Ky. – Louisville Palace
April 15 – Madison, Wis. – Orpheum Theater
April 19 – Anaheim, Calif. – House Of Blues
April 20 – San Diego, Calif. – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
April 21 – Hollywood, Calif. – Hollywood Palladium
April 27 – Oklahoma City, Okla. – The Criterion
April 28 – Dallas, Texas. – South Side Ballroom
April 30 – Houston, Texas – Revention Music Center
May 2 – Nashville, Tenn. – Revention Music Center
May 8 – Atlanta, Ga. – Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre
May 10 – Grand Rapids, Mich. – Monroe Live
May 11 – Detroit, Mich. – Fox Theatre
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