Lil Wayne To Refund Stiffed Concertgoers

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has reportedly ordered promoters to refund 8,000 concertgoers due to Wayne postponing two concerts in Upstate, New York.

Weezy first skipped a scheduled performance at Rochester, N.Y.’s Blue Cross Arena on October 26, 2008. The show was then rescheduled for December 6th, but Birdman Jr. already pulled out of the engagement.

“Both Blue Cross Arena and Lil’ Wayne’s promoters are doing the right thing by refunding Rochester-area fans who purchased tickets to a performance that never took place,” Cuomo said in a statement. “Failing to show up as advertised without prior notice is unfair to fans and the only acceptable resolution is to offer a full refund.”

Wayne’s reps claim they postponed the first concert because the audio equipment failed to meet the rapper’s usual standards. He then canceled the second show because it coincided with rehearsals for his upcoming I Am Music tour. Show promoter Ed Strickland of RMF Productions is certain canceled tickets were wrongly resold. Still, he’s optimistic he’ll be able to bring Weezy to Rochester.

“I was hoping to get a call any minute,” Ed Strickland told the Democrat and Chronicle. “We’re going to start fresh, with all new tickets. I’m thinking of the people.”  -Marvin Brandon

  • Bol For Prez 2012

    Weezy is always missing dates and not showing up…dude doesn’t care about the fans

  • http://rs3productions.blogspot.com Duke “The Unstoppable”

    Wut up everybody. I’m bout to drop this cold 5 track sample cd in a few weeks. just look out for ya boy.

  • Boston

    What about the fans he stiffed at MONSTER JAM????

  • diddybopper

    first!

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    HA HA… WHAT A FUCKING LAME…

  • BGZ

    Stunna my Pa so you know that’s in me

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    Thats not a good look for the N.O.! Come on Wayne….we gotta do better

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  • A GENIUS

    SEE this Nig WAYNE is TRIPPIN… Whos bout to buy Carter 4???… “NOT I” Said the DAWG… Wayne dont care bout the Fans.. I’m going back to bootleggin

  • tony grand$

    Shit, where the fuck is my refund for Carter 3, or whatevr his rock’n'roll album was called. I need a publicists # or sumn!

  • CLARK

    will this diva be making up his boston date?

  • Yessir

    Joe Budden’s new Halfway House mixtape is fire.

    Buddens for President

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    glad I saw him 4 times in 98 when Cash Money was an Army…better yet a Navy…then again B.G. missed one of the shows…

  • A

    No LiL Wayne means a good show night.
    Bring on the next act!

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