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LEADING INTERNATIONAL ARTIST PITBULL REACTS TO ARIZONA’S SB1070 BY CANCELING SHOW IN PHOENIX
LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2010) Pitbull, announced this afternoon via Twitter and his websites (www.PlanetPit.com and www.Pitbullmusic.com ) his decision to cancel the May 31 date of his “Mr. Worldwide’s Carnaval” tour in Phoenix, AZ in protest of the recent passing of the state’s controversial SB1070 legislation. In his heartfelt Tweet from Taipei, Taiwan, he stated, “I am canceling my concert in Phoenix on May 31. How is the country we enjoy and love bcuz of its human rights, freedom, opportunity and that has been built by immigrants, now start 2 deny them? It is contradicting 2 everything the USA stands 4.” Pitbull joins other top artists, politicians, community leaders and citizens in expressing their disapproval of the new law.
Other dates on the AEG Live promoted “Mr. Worldwide’s Carnaval” tour will continue as scheduled. The tour will kick off on May 25 at the 1stBank Center in Denver and will continue through June 28 with a final show at the Milwaukee Summerfest.Read more