Chicago Rap star Twista has been cut from McDonald's live 10-city tour featuring performances in McDonald's parking lots across the United States.See Also:
Twista was announced as one of the headliners of the free McDonald's Live tour, which features performances from Ne-Yo, Kenna, Kat DeLuna, the Dey, Single File and Kevin Michael in various markets.
The rapper was cancelled as the headlining act for the August 7 date on the tour due to his lyrical content, McDonald's announced yesterday (July 28).
"McDonald's USA made the decision following concerns raised about the artist's controversial lyrics," McDonald's said in a statement. "Although we respect free speech and artistic expression, we do not condone or perpetuate derogatory language."
The restaurant giant now seeks a headlining act to replace Twista on the August 7 date in Chicago.
The McDonald's Live Tour wraps Sept. 25 in Austin, Texas and is expected
to draw thousands at each show.
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