LiL Wayne decided to skip out on his show after he didn't want to follow proper safety procedures. Security wanted to check him just like every other person but Wayne wasn't having it. Instead he decided to leave and not perform letting down thousands of fans who paid for their tickets. Many have spoken out about their disappointment of the rapper on Social media and are mad that he wasn't doing whats best for the people. The venue said they were saddened by Wayne not performing but that the safety of their Patrons, Employees and ticket buyers comes first. The Venue is also have issues with the Promoter who is to give all ticket buyers a refund.
Lil Wayne's solo debut album Tha Block Is Hot (1999), was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His subsequent albums, Lights Out(2000) and 500 Degreez (2002), went on to be certified gold. Wayne reached higher popularity with his fourth album Tha Carter (2004), which was led by the single "Go D.J." and his appearance on Destiny's Child's Top 10 single "Soldier", that same year.
The album was followed by Tha Carter II (2005), as well as several mixtapes and collaborations throughout 2006 and 2007. Wayne gained more prominence with his sixth album Tha Carter III (2008), which became his most successful album to date, with first-week sales of over one million copies in the United States. The album won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album and includes the hit singles "Lollipop", "A Milli" and "Got Money".