The highway to an unmitigated Astroworld expertise is now extra doable than ever, nevertheless it may cost you an arm and a leg. According to new authorized paperwork obtained by TMZ, Travis Scott has been granted authorized jurisdiction to kill f any bootleggers hawking his “one–a-kind” Astroworld merchandise. The court docket order will serve in the direction of the following 4 dates on his tour: these in Denver, Oakland, Phoenix, and L.A.
Thanks to the court docket order, Travis can have the muscle regulation enforcement on is facet. Police ficers in all 4 cities will likely be tasked with guarding the perimeter every venue to make sure no undesirable kiosks are being arrange. Preventative motion this type is not utterly unprecedented. Not too way back, Jay-Z and Beyonce had been granted an identical injunction for a present on the OTR II tour.
News that Travis Scott is tightening up the perimeter at his live performance comes on the heels one other main announcement. Just this week, rapper Trippie Redd known as it quits as one Travis’ opening acts after discovering it tough to work round Astroworld’s elaborate stage setup. That leaves Gunna and Sheck Wes with one much less particular person to fret about within the opening body.
Drake’s currently on the road for one the biggest tours the year, “Aubrey & The Three Migos” tour with Migos. Although there were a few delays and cancellations, Drake and Migos have been trekking throughout North America. Like most major tours, you could only expect bootleggers in front the venue trying to sell knock-f merchandise for the artist. However, anyone who tries to push bootleg Drake merch might have to face some repercussions.
Drake and Live Nation are cracking down on bootleg merch vendors, The Blast reports. A judge has signed f on a motion filed by Live Nation that gives police the right to confiscate bootleg merchandise outside concert venues on the “Aubrey & The Three Migos” tour.
“Typically, a ‘core’ group bootleggers will follow a successful concert tour a performer having the stature the Artist. The pattern is for the same bootleggers or their merchandise to reappear from one venue to the next. Typically, prior to a concert, these defendants appear, fering for sale infringing, inferior merchandise, particularly T-shirts, bearing the names and likenesses the appearing performer.” Live Nation explained in their request. “This illegal merchandise seriously impairs sales authentic merchandise within the arenas, particularly because most the infringing merchandise is sold prior to the concert. Thus, each the unauthorized sales represents a lost sale and lost income to the Plaintiff.”
Live Nation claims that bootleggers keep their identity and intentions on the low until right before the show starts. They also gave pictures bootleg vendors selling knock-f merch outside the venues as part their request. However, they said that bootleggers typically refuse to give their identity or they give fake names and addresses.
The order the judge signed f on now gives law enforcement the right to seize all merchandise and make the bootlegger pay a $5K bond.
Last night, Drake performed in Montreal, Canada, a place he referred to as his “second home” after reminding everybody that his first ever show was in MTL over a decade ago. With the artist showing love to the city just a few hours away from his native Toronto, it was only right for him to collaborate with homegrown luxury retailer, SSENSE, on an exclusive capsule collection during the Aubrey & The Three Migos Tour.
Drake returns to the Bell Centre tonight but for anybody planning to attend, you may get some extra cred by visiting the SSENSE shop in-person to comfortably walk through all your options and rock your favorite look at the show. If you prefer to do your shopping online (or you don’t want to spend hundreds dollars on a plane ticket,) the shop came through with online options for men and women. The gear is based on Drizzy’s latest album Scorpion with hoodies, caps, and tracksuits to help you show your love for one the biggest artists in the world. One the highlights is an “In My Feelings” t-shirt with “Keke” encircled by a heart on the front a black tee and the lyrics, “Down for you always,” written on the back.
The 6ix God has built himself quite the merchandising empire with OVO gear and his tour merch has also been pretty popular on the street. Is there anything in particular from the collection that you’re eyeing? Check out the men’s styles here and the women’s here.
It’s common to see bootleggers outside concerts selling everything from fake tickets to merchandise. While there’s been more laws in place to help crack down on scalpers, not much has been done for those who are slinging fake t-shirts. However, Jay-Z and Beyonce’s tour company have put their own efforts into place in order to stop anyone from selling fake “On The Run II” merch.
Jay-Z and Beyonce’s tour merch company have gone to court to prevent bootleggers from selling counterfeit merch outside their Boston concert, TMZ reports. They’ve successfully filed a restraining order against Three Ten Merchandising Services in advance to prevent them from selling knockf merch outside their show at the Gillette Stadium on August 5th.
According to court docs, the licensing company said they wanted to give Boston authorities the right to immediately seize any fake merch from the show. They’re also threatening to take the bootleggers to court and they estimate the legal fees will come up to $450K.
The documents also said that other major touring artists, such as P!nk, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga, have also had this type court order greenlit across America in the past.
The licensing company said that the bootleggers have already made a bunch fake merch ahead time for their Boston show and this way, they can put their hustle to a halt to which the judge agreed.
As we all patiently wait for the new Kanye West & Kid Cudi album to make its way onto streaming services worldwide (it’s only on TIDAL for the time being), Kanye has decided to tease us further, making available some fresh merch to promote the new project. Much like last week’s Wyoming merchandise, Yeezy has unveiled new products on his website that are available to cop right now. Included in the selection are a sand-colored hoodie and long sleeve t-shirt with Kids See Ghosts branding on the sleeve and chest. On the back, a print the Takashi Murakami-designed album cover is prominent. The t-shirt and hoodie are priced at $65 and $85 respectively and a jacket is also available at $150.
On top the new clothing fered, Ye quietly included a few physical copies his ye album on the website. If you prefer the manual wear-and-tear hard-cover music, the album is now fered as a vinyl or in CD form. With Kanye focusing much his attention on his Yeezy brand, there is bound to be more merchandise popping up over the next few weeks. Head over to his website now to cop before it all sells out because, as with all Ye merch, it will be in high demand.