Lil Wayne refused entry to UK
As the festive season drags on, Tunechi fans will no longer be able to see him take to the UK stage for the first time in fourteen years. Lil Wayne was scheduled to celebrate the Strawberries & Creem festival this Saturday, but the UK Home Office has other plans. According to Hotnewhiphop, the UK Home Office denied Lil Wayne entry to the country in a last-minute decision.
In a statement provided to Rolling Stone, the Interior Department explained,
“Any individual who has been sentenced to reform for 12 months or more must file a waiver.” Strawberries & Creem also released a statement regarding the matter. “We are deeply disappointed by this unexpected and negative ruling,” the statement read. “We’ve received very little notice, and the timing of the decision will, of course, be upsetting to everyone involved – including Lil Wayne’s fans, as well as the festival team. . Throughout the weekend, we still have an incredible array of artists joining us. “
Unfortunately, this marks the second festival that Wayne has been unable to attend. He was scheduled to perform at the Governor’s Ball in New York City last weekend, but the festival resulted in the disruption of his flight and his replacement with A$AP Ferg. Ferg was booked to replace Migos, who dropped out. Wayne seems to have had no trouble this year. However, it looks like the problem could be with his joining in December 2020.
As we previously reported, the New Orleans native pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a person with a felony conviction stemming from firearms charges in 2007. Wayne is reviewing the likely sentencing. up to 10 years in prison, but former President Trump pardoned the rapper. on his last day in office in January 2021.
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