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Action Bronson

Action Bronson's headlining performance at Yonge and Dundas Square was cancelled by the organizers of NXNE, bowing to the pressure of a petition claiming the New York rapper's music "glorifies gang-raping and murdering women," which attracted 40,000 signatures, I went on the news to talk about it. This is a story about 40,000 people saying no to misogyny, and winning. And what a great victory that is.
"We hope that this series of events does not foster some type of artistic chill in Toronto and its public spaces."
Others have pointed out rap's historical problems with misogyny, as well as Bronson's past performances at the same space
When you gotta go, you gotta go -- even if you happen to be onstage performing. Most folks, however, would more likely leave
If you jump on stage with rapper Action Bronson, please ensure he has asked you to join him. This is something a fan in Boston