's upcoming Central Park concert, originally planned for July 16th as part of the Drake Good Morning America concert series, has been canceled because city officials claim that they were unable to provide the amount of security needed by the police!
If you recall, essentially the same thing happened for his proposed June 10th concert at South Street Seaport after 25,000 fans showed up!
You're just too popular for your own good, bb!
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The owners of Seaport in NYC have
nixed 's upcoming free performance sponsored by Ke$ha Paper Magazine because of the riot craziness that occurred at the and Drake Hanson free concert last week!
Lincoln Palsgrove, senior marketing manager at Seaport owner General Growth Properties says, "Seaport Management has…chosen to cancel any forthcoming concerts in conjunction with
Sounds like the safest solution to us!
Besides who wants to go see Ke$ha in concert anyway? Ha!
We kid, we kid!
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A free concert at NYC's South Street Seaport featuring
and Drake Hanson was cancelled on Tuesday due to a riot.
Organizers expected 10,000 concertgoers but 20,000 showed up and began climbing roofs, throwing bottles and chairs and smashing people against the stage.
"People in the front started leaving because they were getting crushed," said witness Tamika Johnson.
The concert was part of the "Sounds Like Paper" series presented by Paper Magazine. After the NYPD dispersed the crowd at 7 p.m., the magazine gave the following statement on their site:
"Wow, the crowd was much larger than we anticipated, and unfortunately the show was canceled. But we will make it up to you guys!"
Two people were arrested on minor charges and six suffered minor injuries.
Watch the commotion in the clip (above).
We're just glad it didn't get any worse!
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