Roddy Ricch claims he was 'harassed' by customs, apologizes to fans after being denied entry into Canada
'I don't believe I'll be visiting Canada anytime soon because they've harassed me every time I've come...' the rapper wrote on social media
VANCOUVER, CANADA: Rodrick Wayne Moore Jr, famously known as Roddy Ricch, claimed to be "harassed" by the Federal Border Patrol. The rapper recently took to social media to inform his fans about the incident that led him to not hold his concert in Canada.
Ricch's November 6 concert was scheduled to take place in Vancouver, Canada. However, he was not able to attend it. The American rapper and songwriter took to Instagram to inform his fans about what exactly happened to him. He wrote, "The Federal Border Patrol did not allow me into Vancouver, BC. I apologize to my fans."
Roddy Ricch 'harassed' by Federal Border Patrol in Canada
Ricch recently took to Instagram to apologize to his fans, allegedly for not being able to attend the concert in Vancouver. The rapper claimed that he was not allowed to enter Canada by the Federal Border Patrol. He further stated that it is not the first time that such an incident happened to him. He was also previously restricted by Canadian customs for some reason. The star now claims that he is fed up with the "harassment" and would not be further visiting Canada anytime soon. Ricch wrote on Instagram, "I don't believe I'll be visiting Canada anytime soon because they've harassed me every time I've come and Imma be completely honest, I'm tired of the harassment."
When Ricch said this was not the first time he was restricted from entering Canada, he was referring to the time back in 2020. The Compton-born rapper took to Twitter back in early 2020 and wrote, "Called @Drake and bro he got me into Canada." He didn't mention any specifics about the trouble he faced while entering Canada but it was pretty clear that he had some issues.
Thankfully, Drake's status in Canada came in handy for the American rapper. So, he made a quick to the Canadian rapper and got the issue resolved in 10 minutes. This is not the first time that Canada has restricted artists from entering the region. Complex reports DaBaby was held by Canada customs for three hours.
Ricch has been nominated nine times for Grammy Awards. Moreover, he has won one for Best Rap Performance for 'Racks in the Middle'. Apart from the Grammy, the rapper has bagged American Music Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards, Apple Music Awards, and BET Awards. He has been noted to be nominated for 99 awards in total, while he has won 23 awards.
The 'Die Young' singer had a jam-packed schedule in November. Hid concert is being in various cities. Ricch recently announced that he will hold concerts in Vancouver, Inglewood, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. Even though he has faced issues in Canada, there are other concerts lined up that you can visit. You can check out Ticketmaster to buy tickets for Ricch's November concert.