Megan Thee Stallion cancels Houston concert "out of respect" for the Astroworld Festival victims

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Megan Thee Stallion has canceled her scheduled Friday concert in Houston "out of respect for the lives lost" in the Astroworld Festival tragedy. Ten people died, and hundreds were injured in a crowd surge at the event on November 5 at Houston's NRG Park.

"I have decided to cancel my show at 713 Music Hall on December 3," the three-time Grammy winner said in a statement to the Houston Chronicle. "Houston is still healing and it's important that our community be given the appropriate time to grieve. My heart goes out to all the families that are suffering during this difficult time."

As previously reported, Hot Girl Meg was scheduled to perform at the grand opening of the city's newest music venue.

Sunday night, she joined BTS to perform the "Butter" remix for over 50,000 fans at Sofi Stadium in LA. Meg was scheduled to join the group on stage during the American Music Awards on November 21, but pulled out at the last minute because of an unknown personal matter.

Last week, Thee Stallion earned two Grammy nominations: Best Rap Performance for "Thot Sh**," and Album of the Year for Lil Nas X's Montero as a songwriter on "Dolla Sign Slime." Now the 26-year-old entertainer is looking forward to graduating on December 11 with a bachelor's degree in health administration from Texas Southern University.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 2:00PM by Ken Simmons Permalink