Update: Geto Boys Cancel Their 'Long Goodbye' Tour After Bushwick Bill Pulls Out
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Update: TMZ is reporting that the Geto Boys have canceled their The Beginning of a Long Goodbye: The Final Farewell tour.
According to the publication, Bushwick Bill was the one who pulled out of the tour. According to sources TMZ talked to, he felt like they were trying to capitalize off of his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
He was also allegedly upset at the title, which “made it seem like he was on his deathbed” according to TMZ.
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Geto Boys say goodbye.
Geto Boys just announced their final tour.
The legendary rap group is embarking on The Beginning of a Long Goodbye: The Final Farewell.
The announcement comes days after member Bushwick Bill revealed he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in February.
He is undergoing treatment and also revealed he’s currently working on three new albums.
Bill, Scarface and Willie D are slated to hit the stage for a small selection of shows. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will reportedly be donated to pancreatic cancer awareness charities.
Check out Geto Boys’ May tour dates below.
5/24 – Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot
5/25 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
5/29 – Washington, DC – Howard Theater
5/30 – New York, NY – Sony Hall