Rhymes Asking Britain's High Court For Rap Rights

By: AP
By: AP

LONDON - Rapper Busta Rhymes says he will ask Britain's High Court to rescind a government order that would prevent him from playing a charity concert.

Immigration officials stopped the rapper on Thursday at a London airport and said he was not allowed into the country because of previous legal difficulties in the United States.

Concert promoters say a judge ordered his release. But he still cannot perform.

The concert is a charity gig. People who had completed four hours of volunteer work were rewarded with a concert ticket.

Rhymes says in a statement that he was in Britain to put on a show for the volunteers and that he hopes to be on stage Friday as scheduled.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 29800539