UAn event by the Mexican performer Peso Pluma, which was scheduled this Friday in the state of Illinois, in the United States, after death threats against him were reported.
The singer was threatened with death last Tuesday in Tijuana, Baja California, allegedly by members of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) who left three “narcomantas” in various parts of the city, a few kilometers from the San Ysidro port of call (California). , USA).
The Mexican star Peso Pluma canceled several concerts after receiving threats from the Jalisco New Generation Cartel for a song in which he praised El Chapo, head of the Sinaloa cartel. pic.twitter.com/oTA0RmHrPh
? Wilkinmeta (@wilkinmeta) September 15, 2023
The banners warned the artist to refrain from appearing at the concert scheduled for October 14 in the Mexican city. The Prosecutor’s Office of the Mexican state of Baja California assumed the investigation into the threats against the 24-year-old singer.
The Mexican’s concert in the city of Rosemont, which belongs to the metropolitan area of Chicago (Illinois), an area with a Latino majority, was postponed to October 29. Those responsible for the concert said that tickets for the new date will be honored, ABC television reported.
A concert scheduled for Thursday, September 14 at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee was also postponed.
? Yoel Ramrez (@Yoeliramirez) September 13, 2023
Peso Pluma, known for praising Mexican drug trafficker Joaquín “el Chapo” Guzmán in his songs, made history last Tuesday by becoming the first Mexican star to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Featherweight allegedly cancels concerts after threats from the CJNG https://t.co/tBEvOPnn9s
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Featherweight talks about the death threats against him
In an interview given on the pink carpet of the 2023 MTV Music Awards, the Mexican did not give much importance to the messages that have appeared against him: I say that we are here (MTV VMAs) for a better reason, which is why music, which is what has brought us here.”
The singer assured that he will continue his tour of the United States and: “Fulfilling my dreams, achieving records and putting the Mexican flag high, as it should be.”