Providence, R.I. Cancels Street Dreams Concert

jimjones1.jpgA controversial concert that would have featured appearances by Jim Jones, Young Jeezy and Lil Wayne has been cancelled by officials in Providence, Rhode Island. The show, which was part of the recently kicked off Street Dreams Tour, was scheduled for March 29 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence. When the event was first announced, local police immediately objected, citing Jim Jones’ affiliation with the Bloods street gang as a potential security risk. City officials were also hesitant to allow the even to move forward because the promoter, Lowell Williams, is an inexperienced 18-year old entrepreneur. Despite their reservations, the city’s board of licenses approved the show earlier this month after promoters and venue representatives assured them that extraordinary security measures would be in place to prevent any outbreak of violence. On Wednesday (March 14) the board revoked the show’s license when they were unable to reach an agreement with Williams about artist compensation. The board wanted the artist’s money to be withheld for 12 hours following the concert, to ensure that they abided by an agreement barring them from attending after-parties in the Providence area. Williams refused, saying the request was unreasonable and deviated from standard industry practices.

  • bashi

    i hate white people

  • AkaDimpleZ

    That’s real messed up but they didn’t cancel it in Virginia so I’m not really mad. Besides I’ve already seen Jim Jones in concert but its terrible how they treat hip hop artist. They just tryna get by like everybody else.

  • derfla the hus’la

    like who realy cares……..and eyo jimmy iam still waiting on that dipset easter album ,man whats up with that

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    Fuck Jim Jones, this nigga is fuckin’ lucky if he were to come to Providence, i’ll beat his ass personaly.

  • Eman

    Yo if these dudes didnt have ppl getting beat up and stabbed at very show nobody would care but ignorant dumb asses like Basshi ruin it for everyone. I mean what do u expect where the fuck did the 18 yr old get the moolah to support this is what I wanna know damn talk about balllin

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    thats fucked up how they did them in providence if that was me I would of caused a riet in that bitch

  • killa harv

    damn g they got crips and bloods out there

  • big burke

    y is jeezy a crip on tour with jim jones a blood

  • neo nazi

    fuck them niggers there trying to kill us all!!!

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    Damn dey really tryna kill some niggas…any ways dey wasnt gon let you in dat small ass state..bring dat shit to the lou…

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