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Snoop Dogg, T-Pain perform for angry fans in Vegas after Lovers & Friends festival canceled last minute

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Snoop Dogg and T-Pain saved the day.

The two rappers put on an impromptu concert at the Ayu Dayclub at Resorts World in Las Vegas on Saturday after the Lovers & Friends music festival was canceled just hours before showtime.

Producers pulled the plug late Friday night due to reports of bad weather.

Snoop Dogg.
Snoop Dogg rapped while T-Pain showed off some dance moves. jessicavach/Instagram
T-Pain.
The two performed at the Ayu Dayclub at Resorts World. jessicavach/Instagram

“Lovers & Friends festival organizers have been monitoring the weather for several days and proactively preparing for a windy Saturday,” they shared on their website late Friday night.


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“However, the National Weather Service has now issued a High Wind Warning, including dangerous 30-35 mph sustained winds with gusts potentially more than 60 mph.”

The festival organizers called the last-minute decision to cancel “incredibly heartbreaking” especially as fans had Traveled from all over the country and from overseas.

Lineup for the Lovers & Friends festival.
The two were part of the star-studded lineup. Instagram/@loversandfriendsfest
Snoop Dogg.
Other performers besides Snoop who were slated to perform included Alicia Keys and Janet Jackson. AFP via Getty Images

The stellar lineup also included Usher, Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Ja Rule, Gwen Stefani, and the Backstreet Boys.

Usher shared on Saturday that he was just as “disappointed” as his fans about the cancellation.

“Mannn…I’m just as disappointed as you are,” he tweeted. “We were getting ready to turn up and celebrate today.”

However, the “Yeah!” singer said he had to “follow the orders of city officials and the National Weather Service for everyone’s protection.”

Usher tweet about the Lovers & Friends festival.
Usher, who was also part of the lineup, tweeted about his disappointment over the festival’s decision to cancel. X/@usher
Usher.
Usher told fans that he will “see them soon.” WireImage

The Super Bowl performer added that he is standing “strong” in his belief that “everything happens for a reason.”

“I’m sorry we won’t get to see each other today, but know that I am always working on something to express my heartfelt gratitude for each and every one of you who continue to support me,” he said. “I’ll see you soon.”

Fans who purchased tickets directly through Front Gate Tickets will receive a refund within 30 days.

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