By CLTure News
August 2, 2021 (updated)
Following his statements during his performance at Rolling Loud, DaBaby has been the center of controversy receiving tons of backlash for his homophobic comments made at the festival and for bringing out loathed rapper, Tory Lanez during his set.
“If you didn’t show up today with HIV/AIDS, or any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases that’ll make you die in two to three weeks, then put your cell phone light in the air,” he said during his performance. “Ladies, if your p*ssy smells like water, put a cell phone light in the air. Fellas, if you ain’t suck a n*gga dick in the parking lot, put your cell phone lights in the air.”
(1/5) We’ve been shocked to read about the HIV misinformation and homophobic statements made at a recent DaBaby show. This fuels stigma and discrimination and is the opposite of what our world needs to fight the AIDS epidemic.
The facts are: pic.twitter.com/MqCv3vWiz2
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) July 28, 2021
After being called out by a slew of celebrities including Dua Lipa, who has a multi-platinum hit with DaBaby, along with Elton John and Madonna, multiple festivals including Lollapalooza and Day N Vegas have dropped the Charlotte rapper from their 2021 lineups.
A few failed attempts to issue a genuine apology including a music video that seemed to make the issue a lot worse, DaBaby has now issued a formal apology on Instagram: