Drake Got Booed Off Stage At Camp Flog Gnaw And We’re Not Here For It

On Sunday, November 10th, this last weekend, Drake made an unexpected appearance at Tyler, the Creator’ was Camp Flog Gnaw Festival, where he wasn’t met with a warm welcome. The headliner was kept a secret up until the performance but people speculated that it was going to be Frank Ocean based on his close relationship to Tyler. The audience booed and whistled at Drake until he cut his performance off 30 minutes early. 

<center><blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”de”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>this was PAINFUL to watch drake literally got boo’d off stage <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/campfloggnaw?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#campfloggnaw</a> <a href=”https://t.co/Ic6PenmPXc”>pic.twitter.com/Ic6PenmPXc</a></p>&mdash; ➳ trash (@trashminajx) <a href=”https://twitter.com/trashminajx/status/1193781718068498432?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>11. November 2019</a></blockquote>

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The grace with which Drake handled the situation was remarkable and in a recent post on Instagram he responded to what happened humorously, saying “Plot twist…just signed a 10 year residency at Camp Flog Gnaw sorry kids see you EVERY SINGLE YEAR till you are 30”. He also said to a friend that it was “a moment of humility”.

Tyler, on the other hand, was severely disappointed by his fans and took to Twitter the next day to express this. First, he changed his Bio:

Screenshot of his Twitter Bio

Then he outright addressed the situation and called his fans out.

<center><blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”de”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>I THOUGHT BRINGING ONE OF THE BIGGEST ARTIST ON THE FUCKING PLANET TO A MUSIC FESTIVAL WAS FIRE! BUT FLIPSIDE, A LIL TONE DEAF KNOWING THE SPECIFIC CROWD IT DREW. SOME CREATED A NARRATIVE IN THEIR HEAD AND ACTED OUT LIKE ASSHOLES WHEN IT DIDNT COME TRUE AND I DONT FUCK WITH THAT</p>&mdash; Tyler, The Creator (@tylerthecreator) <a href=”https://twitter.com/tylerthecreator/status/1193946903278280704?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>11. November 2019</a></blockquote>

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Fact is, that by being so disrespectful towards Drake, the audience was also being disrespectful towards Tyler, who made the deliberate choice of having Drake as a headliner. And not only is it disrespectful towards Tyler’s music taste, but it also makes all of what Tyler stands for look bad.

<center><blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”de”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>THIS NIGGA DID FEEL NO WAYS! SONG IS BEAUTIFUL. ALSO, MOSTLY EVERYONE WAS HAVING A GREAT TIME, THOSE SHITS IN THE FRONT AREA WERE THE ONES BEING MAD RUDE, WHICH, I CAN SEE WHY, BUT, NAH, FUCK THAT, YALL REPRESENTED ME AND FLOG TO MY GUEST AND MADE US LOOK SOOO ENTITLED AND TRASH</p>&mdash; Tyler, The Creator (@tylerthecreator) <a href=”https://twitter.com/tylerthecreator/status/1193947886876147712?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>11. November 2019</a></blockquote>

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The thing is, even if you’re not necessarily a fan of someone, this is just not how you treat people. It is rude, arrogant, spoiled, and completely out of line.

<center><blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”de”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>THAT SHIT WAS LIKE MOB MENTALITY AND CANCEL CULTURE IN REAL LIFE AND I THINK THAT SHIT IS FUCKING TRASH</p>&mdash; Tyler, The Creator (@tylerthecreator) <a href=”https://twitter.com/tylerthecreator/status/1193948101423161346?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>11. November 2019</a></blockquote>

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I’m glad Drake took it lightly but this type of behaviour should never be condoned and it can be harmful too. So practice empathy. And even if you don’t love the artist performing you should have respect for their work and their art. The audience got what they deserved when they stood there looking like a bunch of clowns waiting for Frank Ocean in vain. I hope they learned their lesson and maybe even managed to acquire some human decency.

<center><blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”de”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>the crowd at camp flog gnaw waiting for frank ocean to come out after booing drake off the stage <a href=”https://t.co/Y3K1kaC0TM”>pic.twitter.com/Y3K1kaC0TM</a></p>&mdash; a gecko (@itus666) <a href=”https://twitter.com/itus666/status/1193786240803303425?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>11. November 2019</a></blockquote>

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