Rapper Famous Dex was filmed allegedly pulling a gun on fans who mobbed his vehicle shortly after his performance at a university was canceled midway through.
The Chicago rapper, whose real name is Dexter Gore Jr., performed at the University of California, Irvine on Friday to a crowd of more than 4,000 during the university’s annual Shocktoberfest event, according to the Los Angeles Times. However, his show was cut short after he jumped into the crowd and chaos ensued, with some students even making their way onto the stage, the paper reports. That same night, fan-shot footage appeared on social media showing a man in a car who appears to be Famous Dex wielding a gun as fans look on — and film — from outside the vehicle. Campus police then issued a warning via social media that a man matching Famous Dex’s age and physical description had been seen with a gun, and urged anyone who spotted the suspect or the vehicle the gun-wielding man was spotted in to report any sightings to 911. They later tweeted that the vehicle appeared to have left the area.
University officials addressed the concert’s unexpected end in a brief statement to the Los Angeles Times.
“University police on site declared it was a dangerous situation, so they turned on the lights and canceled the rest of the show,” Tom Vasich, a university spokesman, told the Times. Attendees left the area in “an orderly fashion,” Vasich reportedly continued, though two individuals were arrested on-site for “intoxication.”
Rapper YG was reportedly slated to headline the event and addressed the show's cancellation via social media, according to Page Six.
“Show canceled. Wack a** f*ck,” his tweet reads.
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