Rapper avlyser kveldens konsert i Oslo
Mener Rockefeller støtter nazi-band
Rapperen har nå også avlyst kveldens konsert på Rockefeller av samme grunn, skriver Gaffa
Thank you. @rockerfeller refused to speak with me. They stood by the Nazi band instead and refused to return my calls or messages. They don’t respect ppl of color, Jews, Muslims or humanity. All they respect is Nazis and the dollar. Peace. https://t.co/twQca4TKsj— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) 19. november 2018
I don’t give a fuck abt them cuz I don’t work for them. Any fan of mine that gets upset because I refuse to play a venue that hosts Nazis is not a real fan, fuck em. @vilantrax @paanni https://t.co/fPS7fiueoC— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) 19. november 2018
Da Taakes konsert i New York ble avlyst på grunn av lignende beskyldninger kom bandet med følgende uttalelse:
“I have clearly explained many times throughout the years that me wearing a swastika once at a German concert was not at all meant to show support for the nazi ideology.
It was all about doing something extreme for the sake of it, which certainly backfired.
But it has now been 11 years and the band has even performed in Israel (!)
Anyway, similar incidents have not happened in Taake’s 25 year long career and will obviously not happen again. But certain parties seem to find this cold case unforgivable nevertheless, insisting on wilful misunderstanding.
So, once and for all, Taake is not a racist band. Never has been, never will be. Still claiming so is as ridiculous and unfounded as are the attempts at sabotaging our highly anticipated shows.
Rockefeller oppgir ikke noen grunn for avlysningen på sine nettsider, men oplyser at kjøpte billetter refunderes ved utsalgssted innen 19.01.2019.