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Ja Rule Is Planning a New Music Festival That Is Definitely Not a Scam

Oh Ja Rule, what are we gonna do with you?
Taylor Hosking
2.15.19
Listen

Straight Fyre for Two Hours, But With Mechs

What could possibly go wrong?
Rob Zacny
2.1.19
fyre festival

Ten Lessons We Took Away from Netflix's Fyre Festival Documentary

A lot of this is about the mouthwash scene.
VICE Staff
1.22.19
Film

Behind the Scenes of Netflix's New Fyre Festival Documentary

"The thing that the founder, Billy, wanted more than anything—in my opinion—was to be in the middle of it all. He wanted to be 'the guy.'"
Niloufar Haidari
1.17.19
NETFLIX

Netflix Has Dropped the Trailer for VICE's New Fyre Festival Documentary

The film lifts the lid on one of the greatest dumpster fires of the modern age.
Gavin Butler
1.10.19
Noisey News

Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland Has To Pay Investors $26 Million

The ruling came from a Manhattan court on Friday, March 9.
Lauren O'Neill
3.12.18
Noisey News

Fyre Festival Promoter Billy McFarland Bought Blink-182 a $160k Yacht

So obviously I thought of a bunch of other shit he could've spent the money on instead.
Lauren O'Neill
3.7.18
Noisey News

Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Fraud

He responded in court on Monday to two counts of wire fraud and two counts of making false statements to a bank.
Noisey Staff
10.3.17
Noisey News

Fyre Festival Organizer Billy McFarland Has Been Arrested

The 25-year-old has been charged with wire fraud in connection with the festival. If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison.
Alex Robert Ross
7.1.17
thump news

Fyre Festival Creator Billy McFarland Arrested and Charged with Wire Fraud

If convicted, McFarland could face up to 20 years in jail.
Britt Julious
7.1.17
Noisey News

Fyre Festival Is Reportedly Under Federal Investigation for Fraud

More bad news for the failed event's organizers.
Lawrence Burney
5.22.17
thump news

Fyre Festival Organizers Facing Two New Lawsuits

That brings the total number of lawsuits against festival organizers up to five.
Britt Julious
5.6.17
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