Why Dave Chappelle's Minneapolis Performance Was Cancelled: We Fucked You Up

Currently on tour, Dave Chappelle is giving performances throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany

But on July 20, just hours before the comedian was scheduled to perform in Minneapolis, his gig was postponed

First Avenue, a famous theatre in the Minnesota city and the setting for Prince's movie Purple Rain, was to host his stand-up performance

First Avenue made the decision to postpone, and the Varsity Theater in the city was chosen as the new location for Chappelle's performance

Chappelle will now perform in the substitute location on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

First Avenue announced in an Instagram post that it would be canceling his show, after the backlash it received for booking the comedian

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