Rising Mexican star Peso Pluma has canceled a collection of live shows in Mexico after receiving loss of life threats. Right here’s the newest.
Peso Pluma was initially planning to carry out in Tijuana on October 14 on the Estadio Caliente in Baja, California. However following loss of life threats emblazoned on banners throughout town, the rapper has canceled the occasion. The rapper’s labels—Double P Information and Prajin Music Group—posted information of the cancellation to Instagram.
“Our aim is to guard the followers and the group. For the protection of everybody concerned, we’ll cancel our present in Tijuana,” the assertion reads. “Thanks a lot to all our followers for understanding. We love you. Sincerely, La Doble P.”
The rise of Peso Pluma’s reputation in the USA has been unmatched. He grew to become the primary Mexican artist to carry out on the MTV Video Music Awards this 12 months. He additionally grew to become the primary Mexican act to carry out on the “Tonight Present starring Jimmy Fallon” in April 2023. The additional consideration from his TV performances has left members of the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel offended with the rapper.
That’s as a result of the Mexican rapper speaks of violence and narco-related themes in his songs, typically name-dropping highly effective cartel drug leaders amongst his lyrics. His music video final 12 months “Siempre Pendientes” featured him waving a machine gun and singing reward for Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán.
After banners with the loss of life threats had been present in Tijuana, the native mayor stated authorities would conduct an investigation. Not less than one particular person was detained in reference to the banners, which all contained the identical message.
Peso Pluma has additionally postponed US dates in Milwaukee, Chicago, Indianapolis and Birmingham, although no clarification was given on the time. A few of the dates for live shows in Mexico had been additionally modified, together with transferring a date in Guadalajara from November 4 to October 27.