Fyre Fest

10.7.19

Ja Rule Awkwardly Attempts to Explain His Role in Fyre Fest

On 'Watch What Happens Live,' the Queens rapper opens up about his involvement with the troubled event and why he's ready to throw another music festival.

9.17.19

Ja Rule Is Filming 'Over 40' New Music Videos, Still Won't Explain Fyre Fest

Ja is reportedly bankrolling the rerelease of all of his albums as visual albums. The only issue: no one asked for this.

3.21.19

Fyre Festival Merch Is Going on Sale to Pay Back Billy McFarland's $26 Million Debt

The US Marshal's Service is selling Fyre Festival-branded tee-shirts, sweatpants, and wristbands.

7.26.18

Fyre Festival founder facing up to 75 years in prison with new guilty plea

Billy McFarland stole more than $100,000 while out on bail for charges related to his Fyre Fest scam.

6.12.18

Fyre Festival founder charged with scamming people out of $100K while out on bail

Billy McFarland, who pleaded guilty to wire fraud charges in March, was charged with an additional count of wire fraud and money laundering late Tuesday afternoon.

6.12.18

Fyre Fest's founder is going to prison, but the spirit of his scam lives on

Founder Billy McFarland was still pursuing business deals while out on bail, and Fyre Fest attendees are still getting offers.

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3.20.18

Fyre Festival employees are still getting screwed a year later

Contractors and employees are still waiting to be paid back.

1.24.18

Burning Man warns Fyre Festival attendees about fake ticket scam

Organizers say tickets being offered Fyre Fest attendees are fake

12.19.17

The Best of the Worst of 2017

Let's leave "medium rare chicken strips" and avolattes in 2017.

9.8.17

Exclusive documents reveal Fyre Festival's "shitshow" ticket scheme

Fyre Festival founder Billy MacFarland ran a concert ticket buying scheme that blended the finances of his two companies, credit card records show.

7.14.17

Witches Respond to Allegations that Some Guy From Blink-182 Hexed Fyre Fest

"If Blink-182 was any good at witchcraft there would have been a point in their career where they weren't a laughingstock."

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