Biracial rapper quits concert after learning white people charged more

Biracial rapper quits concert after learning white people charged more

- A biracial rapper has pulled the plug on a music festival after learning that white people were charged more than people of colour

- Tiny Jag was due to perform at AfroFuture Fest's event, but decided to quit after hearing about the controversial ticket pricing structure

- Tiny Jag, whose grandmother is white, revealed that she became immediately enraged when it emerged that white people were being charged double the price

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A biracial rapper has pulled the plug on a music festival after learning that white people were charged more than people of colour to attend the same event.

Jillian Graham, also known as Tiny Jag, was due to perform at AfroFuture Fest's event in Detroit, USA.

The festival is scheduled for August, but Tiny Jag has taken a stand and quit the event due to the controversial ticket pricing structure.

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The Detroit Metro Times reported that white people were being charged twice as much as people of colour to attend the same event.

The rapper explained that she became instantly enraged after learning about the inconsistencies.

She said, "I have family members that would have, under those circumstances, been subjected to something that I would not ever want them to be in, especially not because of anything that I have going on."

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Tiny Jag, whose grandmother is white, revealed that she learnt of the pricing issue through a friend, who sent her a screenshot of an advertisement.

Briefly.co.za learnt that event organisers explained the rationale of the pricing on their Evenbrite page.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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