Photo via Lil Wayne on Instagram
Lil Wayne stormed out of a performance at a Cannabis Cup event in San Bernadino last night after just four songs, dropping the mic and saying “don’t you ever, ever, ever, as me to do this shit again.” Wayne’s performance, which came after those of Latin hip-hop/rock group Ozomatli and believer of YouTube videos B.O.B., came in well below the hour-long set that Cannabis Cup organizers say he was contractually obliged to give.
High Times, who are behind the event, said in a statement that they “have no idea why, after a stellar performance by B.o.B, Lil Wayne suddenly ended his performance after just four songs when he was contractually committed to performing for an hour for the fans. We are truly baffled by why Lil Wayne would do this in front of thousands of Cannabis Cup attendees—in total disregard for his fans—and are awaiting an explanation from his team.”
Video obtained by TMZ shows Wayne falling out of the track and ranting at somebody side stage, stressing that he never wants to perform at such an event again. Then, after a couple songs, he’s gone, mic dropped.
Recap: Lil Wayne performed #4 songs and asked #hightimesmedicalcannabisclub to NEVER invite him to this sh*t again! He was upset because the crowd was mad high dehydrated for waiting for him, and the weed fest! Lol he wanted everyone with energy and to dance to his sh*t! But no one was interested in Lollypop son, these stoners said fuck it, and continued to dab and all boo'd Lil Wayne. Next time please book #stonerfriendly artists like @cypresshill perhaps or do ya math, its a weeeeedfest!! #poormarketing #poorplanning #lilwayne #hatesphones #hatesnodancing #dropsmic @hightimesmagazine credit @drdina420
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Update 14:31: High Times have released another, slightly updated statement on the matter. It's printed below in full:
"High Times works tirelessly to produce professional events that are entertaining, educational and fun for the thousands of marijuana and music enthusiasts who attend our Cannabis Cups — including night two of the 3 day High Times Medical Concentrates Cup at the National Orange Show in San Bernardino, CA. High Times has a rich history of bringing superstar musical talent to Cannabis Cups including Wiz Khalifa, The Roots, De La Soul, Wyclef Jean, The Game, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and many more. High Times puts on nearly a dozen successful events a year all over the country. We have no idea why, after a stellar performance by B.o.B, Lil Wayne suddenly ended his performance after just four songs when he was contractually committed to performing for an hour for the fans. We are truly baffled by why Lil Wayne would do this in front of thousands of Cannabis Cup attendees—in total disregard for his fans—and are awaiting an explanation from his team."
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