Michigan State cancels Wiz Khalifa concert

Wiz Khalifa performs on stage at the Molson Amphitheatre during the "Under the Influence of Music Tour" on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University has canceled a concert featuring rapper Wiz Khalifa, citing an “assessment of campus concerns.”

The Lansing State Journal reports Wednesday that ticket-buyers will be given a full refund for the Sept. 13 show at the Breslin Student Events Center.

In a statement, the East Lansing school says the concert is being called off due to its “review of recent events and assessment of campus concerns.”

The announcement comes less than a week after a man was fatally shot backstage during a concert in California.

Eric Johnson, 38, was killed at the “Under the Influence of Music” concert Wiz Khalifa co-headlined with fellow rapper Young Jeezy at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View on Friday.


Information from: Lansing State Journal

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