Several attendees of Lil Wayne’s Lil WeezyAna Fest received minor injuries during a stampede following rapper Meek Mill’s performance on Saturday night.
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The stampede occurred after rapper Meek Mill’s performance at the festival.
NOLA.com reports that either a fight or false reports of gunfire caused the panic.
An entrance to Lil Weezyana Fest in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. Advocate staff photo by KEITH SPERA
The one-day festival kicked off this afternoon at UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, where some of the biggest names in hip-hop will took to the stage. This is the the fifth annual event, which will include performances by Megan Thee Stallion, Travis Scott, Meek Mill, Saweetie, Trey Songz, Kash Doll, Melii, Leven Kali, Akbar V and of course Lil Wayne.