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Peso Pluma’s October 14 conert in Tijuana has been canceled after demise threats have been issued by the Jalisco New Technology Cartel. “Our purpose is to guard the followers and the crew,” Peso Pluma’s labels Double P Data and Prajin Music Group mentioned in an announcement on Instagram Tales. “For the security of everybody concerned, we’ll cancel our present in Tijuana. Thanks a lot to all our followers for understanding. We love you.”
Banners with demise threats in opposition to Peso Pluma appeared in Tijuana Septmeber 12, in accordance with a number of sources. The banners have been signed by the Jalisco New Technology Cartel, and per The Arizona Republic, they translate to “This goes to Peso Pluma, chorus from presenting your self on October 14, as a result of will probably be your final present as a result of your disrespect and free tongue, you present up and we’re going to (break you).” This comes forward of Pluma’s present at Estadio Caliente in Tijuana. In accordance with Punto Norte, a 43-year-old man was arrested in possession of one of many banners.
A regional prosecutor in Tijuana launched info on the suspect arrested in reference to the narcomantas erected threatening Peso Pluma. “He was on the time and place. When he noticed the authorities, he ran away. He was then arrested and located with narcotics within the bag. It was nearly three within the morning,” Municipal Safety and Citizen Safety Secretariat José Fernando Sánchez González mentioned, per Billboard.
Peso Pluma has come below cartel scrutiny for his narcocorridos, a subgenre of Mexican regional music that depicts the drug commerce in its lyrics. Pluma has carried out a number of songs from the POV of a Sinaloa cartel member. Pluma has not claimed to be a member of the cartel however has (per Pitchfork) mentioned that cartels will typically pay for songs to be written of their honor.
Montserrat Caballero Ramírez, the municipal president of Tijuana, had beforehand been contemplating canceling the present within the title of public security. “Singers like Peso Pluma glorifies crime, so there are specific teams that get upset and sadly those that endure the results are the residents who need to attend their live shows after which are put in danger,” she mentioned. “Within the subsequent few days we’ll decide whether or not the live performance goes forward or not.” Information of the cartel’s messaging broke hours earlier than Peso Pluma carried out on the 2023 VMAs.
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