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Rapper Kevin Gates sentenced to 180 days in jail, Voodoofest performance canceled

(Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Local singer Kevin Gates will not take the stage and perform at this weekend’s Voodoofest.

A Tweet from festival organizers said: “Unfortunately Kevin Gates is unable to perform at #VoodooFest due to an unforeseen incarceration. Keep an eye here & on the App for updates.”

Organizers did not elaborate on what prompted the ”unforeseen incarceration” but the Associated Press is reporting that Gates was sentenced to 180 days for kicking a woman at a Florida concert last year.

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