PONTIAC, Mich. (CelebrityAccess) With the announcement that Bushwick Bill has stage 4 pancreatic cancer, Geto Boys have announced they will reunite for at leaswt four shows that will be their farewell tour dates.
Dubbed “The Beginning of a Long Goodbye: The Final Farewell,” the shows will kick off May 24 in Pontiac, Mich., with a portion of proceeds going to support pancreatic cancer awareness. Other shows on the books are set for Cleveland, New York and Washington, D.C., but there may be “a few more” announced in upcoming days.
“I look forward to joining the guys again for this final farewell to the Geto Boys,” the group’s Scarface in a statement. “We had a lot of memories, good and bad, and a lot of great music. Man it’s gonna be a tear jerker walking away from this- a time in my life that threw learning curves and growing pains at the same time. Thanks to all the Geto Boys and Girls around the world that helped to protect this brand. Bill and Will, I love you guys. God bless you both in your future travels whatever they may be. So long fellas…”
Bushwick Bill announced his condition earlier this month along with announcing he his working on three albums, a book, and a documentary. The group’s DJ Ready Red died last year of an apparent heart attack.
05/24 Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot
05/25 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
05/29 Washington, DC – Howard Theatre
05/30 New York, NY – Sony Hall