• Lil Wayne stops performance, walks off stage during tour with Blink-182

    By: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    BRISTOW, Va. - Rapper Lil Wayne ended a set early, walking off the stage during a concert Thursday, which led to speculation that he would not continue touring with pop-punk band Blink-182.

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    “I just want the people to know, if you’re wondering, please forgive me, but I am so not used to performing to a crowd and there’s not too many. That’s not my swag,” he said in a video taken during his performance at the Jiffy Lube Live venue. “I’m not sure how long I’m going to be able to do this tour, but make some noise for Blink-182 for including me anyway. This might be my last night, though. Let’s go.”

    He performed for about 20 minutes before leaving the stage, fans said

    The opposite-genre artists planned a 38-date tour scheduled through mid-September. 

    Lil Wayne, cleared up the confusion Friday, however, and said he plans to continue to the next stop in Bangor, Maine.

    “Yesterday was (crazy),” Lil Wayne said on social media. “But I want all my fans to know I won’t be quitting this tour! I’m having too much fun with my bros blink-182.”

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