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POLICE SHUT DOWN DRAKE CONCERT IN NEW YORK

Rapper/singer Drake released his highly anticipated debut album Thank Me Later yesterday, and decided to throw a free concert in New York. However the concert was later cancelled when 25,000 people turned up and proceeded to lose their minds and acted the fool for no good reason. The crowd became unruly (fights broke out and rioting) which led to safety concerns. According to WABC in New York, the crowd for the concert, which also had the singing band of brothers Hanson on the bill, swelled to 25,000 people — more than double the []

AKON SPARKS RIOTS IN SRI LANKA

Via Digital Spy Sri Lankans outraged by Akon’s ‘desecration’ of a statue of the Buddah have protested against his upcoming concert in Colombo. The R&B singer has come under fire from locals who have taken offence to his video for ‘Sexy Chick’, which features groups of near-naked women dancing at a pool party in front a Buddah statue. Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese ethnic majority are mainly Buddhists. According to Billboard, around 200 Sri Lankans protested by throwing stones at the head office of []