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2 Chainz sued over late arrival for Texas show

By | Published on Monday 17 August 2020


A Texas-based events company has sued 2 Chainz over allegations that he screwed up a show he was meant to headline in 2018 by double-booking himself and then showing up just as the venue was closing.

According to a lawsuit filed last week, Sultan Productions paid 2 Chainz and his touring company a $125,000 advance ahead of the September 2018 gig, also covering production costs and paying two support acts.

The events firm actually noticed before the day of the show that the rapper seemed to have another gig booked on the same date in Maryland. But, it says, when it asked 2 Chainz’s reps about the double booking, it was assured that the rapper would be able to do both performances on the same day.

However, that was not the case. 2 Chainz was due on stage at the Texas show at 10.15pm, but didn’t arrive at the venue until 11.45pm. He then took to the stage at 11.57pm to, well, begin his soundcheck. That would have been pretty annoying either way, but was particularly problematic because the venue Sultan Productions had booked had a midnight curfew.

With all that in mind, Sultan Productions is suing 2 Chainz for breach of contract, misrepresentation and fraud. Fun times.