Live Nation Says Travis Scott’s Concert At Egypt’s Giza Pyramids ‘Not Canceled’ After Egypt Musicians’ Union Banned Show Citing ‘Strange Rituals’

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It looks like Travis Scott’s scheduled performance at Egypt‘s Giza pyramids will not be canceled after all, according to Dailymail. The rapper, whose concert was set for July 28th at the famed Giza pyramids was reportedly banned by Egypt’s musicians’ union due to his music going against Egyptian


However, according to Live Nation, the planned concert is still in effect.

“There have been no changes to Travis Scott’s show in Egypt,”

the touring company announced in a statement to Billboard.

“Any reports to the contrary are false. We can’t wait to celebrate Utopia with you in Egypt!” 

The news comes after Dr. Mohamed Abdullah of The Egyptian Syndicate of Musical Professions told Egypt Today that the concert was canceled.

“Regarding the concert scheduled to be held on 28th July at the Pyramids area in Giza by American rapper Travis Scott, the Musicians Syndicate, as the entity responsible for issuing licenses for music and singing concerts in Egypt, in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Culture represented by the Censorship Authority for Artistic Works and the Ministry of Labor, emphasizes the necessity of considering security aspects and obtaining approvals from the relevant authorities as a top priority when organizing concerts. This is to ensure the safety and protection of the audience,”

he explained. 

Dr. Mohamed Abdullah decided to suspend the show,

“after examining the opinions expressed on social networks and the positions of the artist, the union has found images and documented information about the strange rituals he performs which go against our traditions”,

continues the text. Scott’s Road to ‘Utopia’ concert is to promote the rapper’s fourth studio album. However, concerns still surround the artist after his Astroworld music festival that left 10 dead following a crowd surge. 

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