Police shut down show by Chief Keef’s hologram
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Holographic “performances” by the likes of 2Pac and Michael Jackson have already broken laws of taste and decency, but a new show by a living artist appears to have fallen foul of the actual law. Chief Keef, a rapper with warrants out for his arrest related to child support disputes, attempted to beam a live hologram performance from California to Craze Fest in Hammond, Indiana on Saturday night, but police shut it down after around a minute, The New York Times reports.
Chief Keef’s Craze Fest appearance was arranged after a Chicago hologram performance was called off following condemnation from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office, calling the rapper an “unacceptable role model” who could present a “significant public safety risk” by appearing…