EAST LANSING, MI (CelebrityAccess) — Michigan State University has canceled an upcoming concert by rapper Wiz Khalifa, expressing concerns about a recent violent crime at one of the performer's shows.
The concert, scheduled for September 13, 2014, was to be held at the Breslin Center on the campus of MSU.
In a press release announcing the cancellation, a spokesperson for the university said
"Due to Michigan State University’s review of recent events and assessment of campus concerns, MSU has decided to cancel the event that was scheduled for September 13, 2014, which was to be held at the Breslin Center on the campus of MSU.
"We apologize for this inconvenience. A full refund will be processed for all patrons within the next few days using the same method as the original payment. Patrons who purchased tickets with cash will receive a refund check within the next few weeks from MSU."
The cancellation comes after the death of a 38-year-old man who was fatally shot while apparently backstage following a Wiz Khalifa show at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California on August 22nd. Young Jeezy, another performer on the tour was subsequently arrested for weapons charges following the incident but is not currently a suspect in the killing. – Staff Writers