Lil Kim Cancels London Lovebox Show 30 Minutes After Showtime / Fans Enraged

The downward spiral that has become Lil Kim‘s career sunk to new lows tonight after femcee dramatically axed her own set at London’s Lovebox festival 30 minutes into what should have been her show.

Full story below…

Held at London’s Victoria Park, the three day event (which has become a staple on the British music calendar since launching in 2002) saw Azealia Banks headline yesterday. Yet, for most, much of the anticipation for this year’s show had been built around Kim’s Sunday performance.

Unfortunately, just minutes before her set was scheduled to launch, a report that she had pulled out of the performance spread across the park, soon finding its way to Twitter:

Tragic.

According to reports, the Rapper cancelled her gig after arriving at the venue late with an entourage of allegedly high handlers and refused to perform upon laying eyes on the stage.

Lovebox organisers confirmed the axing of Kim’s set, writing:

The most unfortunate part about this entire mess, is that Kim missed out on the opportunity to showcase her skill to an audience whose perception of her remained untainted..until now.

For, while her lengthy hiatus and ill advised career moves have seen booking US festival dates near impossible, her ‘Lovebox’ gig would have seen her win on all fronts….considering her ever impressive live work and the fact British audiences are far more forgiving, or oblivious to the mess she’s made of herself of late.

It seems, that despite the support her fan base have armed her with, Jones’ heart simply isn’t in it anymore.

A shame, considering this performance would have gone a long way to encourage US organisers hand her the slots she’ll need to promote her long awaited (and elusive) new album.

Click here for ‘Lovebox‘s official statement on the night’s events.

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  1. cici slaaaays July 21, 2013

    Honey like anyone was really there to see her.

    • OVODasher July 21, 2013

      She was too busy making my chinese takeaway. Extra flaid rass please Kim.

      • FentySoSnatched July 21, 2013

        Erm no b****, it was my Singapore Chow Mein that made her late.

    • truth(the new and refined TRUTH. f*** icki she done now i just slay a b****…yew mad??) July 21, 2013

      LMAO @cici slays and im mad i laughed so Hard!

    • Common Sense July 21, 2013

      LMAO!

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  2. JustCoastWitHa July 21, 2013

    Damn, thas fugged up. Now I see why she see’s herself in Rihanna. *gags*

    • The Truth Will Set You Free July 21, 2013

      DEAD!

    • FutureCIARA July 22, 2013

      S*** JUST GOT REAL!

  3. Godnika Teas July 21, 2013

    Did her nose fall off again?

  4. the real cake like lady gaga July 21, 2013

    You have got to be kidding me, she is worse than Riherpes.. I just cannot

  5. PEACE OF WEAVE July 21, 2013

    LOVE YOU KIM. I HOPE SHE IS OK.
    HATERS BE COMMENTING FIRST? WOW YOU ALL MUST BE LIL KIM UNDERCOVER FANS. LIL KIM IS QUEEN BEE

  6. Daniel Teflon July 21, 2013

    Lil’ Kim wtf the problem?…

  7. PEACE OF WEAVE July 21, 2013

    KIM DID NOT CANCEL. LOVEBOX CANCELLED BECAUSE SHE WAS LATE. THERE IS A DIFFERENCE.

    • TJ July 21, 2013

      Honestly there isn’t much difference. The main fact is, this was a great opportunity & she blew it by either cancelling or having them cancel her for not bothering to show up on time.

  8. AzaleanArmy July 21, 2013

    Oh no, she must of left her nose at home again.

    • the real cake like lady gaga July 21, 2013

      An Iggy stan coming for the legendary feMC? Gorl you better sit all the way down

  9. BarbzRUs July 21, 2013

    I feel so guilty, she was late because I asked her to add some won ton soup to my order. Sorry girl.

  10. OnikaSaidDis July 21, 2013

    Too busy playing with nuclear weapons Kim?

    • CoCo July 21, 2013

      Lmao *dead*

  11. stephy the lambily July 21, 2013

    I like & respect Kim but SHE IS THE NEW MICHAEL JACKSON. Her face looked beautiful natural. NOW she looks a COMPLETE mess

  12. ItsCheryl2bh July 21, 2013

    What about my crispy duck?

    • baby Blanco July 21, 2013

      #YourALameBitch

  13. Godnika Teas July 21, 2013

    Guys, Kim Jung Il has a country to run. give him a break….

    • IM A FREE B*TCH July 21, 2013

      honey, Kim Jung Il has alr died.. its Kim Jung Un now

  14. AzealiaBankable July 21, 2013

    Kim Jong None.

    • baby Blanco July 21, 2013

      Get a life…. And worry bout ugly ass azeaila and her never to come debut album

  15. RoyalNavi July 21, 2013

    What kind of delivery service is this Kim? My General Tsos chicken is nowhere to be seen.

  16. GagitaMaraj July 21, 2013

    Icki is going to have a break down. I can feel it.

    • TJ July 21, 2013

      Lol, how do you figure? If you haven’t noticed she’s been in a really peaceful & happy space lately. You wish she was on the verge of a breakdown… It’s sad that you need that to make you feel better about your life.

  17. Kitty July 21, 2013

    Vile creature. her face would have scared everyone away.

  18. MCThePlaceToBe July 21, 2013

    And Nicki wins again. Smh.

  19. IggyHereIggyEverywhere July 21, 2013

    #Gremlin

  20. CoCo July 21, 2013

    Sum ting wong wit kim le sung?

  21. TeamLilKim July 21, 2013

    UGHHHH KIM, COME ON WHY WOULD YOU CANCEL??
    KNOWING YOUR FANS ARE THERE. THE F***?
    I LOVE YOU KIM, BUT #TEAMLILKIM IS SLOWLY DECREASING. DO SOMETHING QUEEN.

  22. Valerie (Barb) July 21, 2013

    She did them a favor

  23. baby Blanco July 21, 2013

    The Asian joke are old come up with something new b******.

  24. DOSSOME July 21, 2013

    If this is true,Kim,just get married & raise some kids…What the f*** is wrong with this woman?Jeez,she’s taking this one step forward,3 steps back thing too far.SMH…At this point,I wish her everything she wishes herself

  25. channel_ROMAN July 21, 2013

    So her crew was too high? That’s what happens when you mess with bum ass bedstuy guys. They took an importunity to get smacced in London. Lol. That’s the winning Team she speaks off. LMAOO! And they talk bad about people that’s under a label. Just when you thought it couldn’t go downhill even further.

  26. Damo July 21, 2013

    I must say i’ve supported Kim forever, but.. This is just a hot mess, my sister paid money for those tickets she is f****** pissed!!! Regardless of what all you haters say, EVERYONE was there to see Kim. However from what I’ve been told im not sure if this is true, but basically apperantelyy the LoveBox main stage was running late, and Kim turning up late ment that they would have been even later, so they offered her a smaller stage when she turned up, and no longer the main stage and Kim said no, mainly because her set was due to be streamed worldwide and the stream was set up for the main stage! It’s all a mess but regardless f whats true this is not good for Kim at ALL!!! i’m sure she is disapointed as she has been tweeting all day with excitement but the only way for her to salvage this is to do a free gig for all the fans who paid for tickets

    • channel_ROMAN July 21, 2013

      Sounds like someone’s Summer Jam….

      • TheTRUTH July 21, 2013

        But The Way That “Someone” Made It Up To Her Fans Tho.

  27. Dev July 21, 2013

    Kim, how to ruin your career on an international level. It was bad enough the shambles of your US situation, but to mess up with fans who would’ve had the rare chance to see you is no good.
    Where else is she going to get an established gig like this?

  28. Damo July 21, 2013

    Update guys, so Lil Kims personal assistant has just tweeted that Kim was not late.. ” Noel Noel ‏@lkl71111 7m
    All I’m gonna is Kim was NOT late!!!! ”

    I’m not making excuses for her but i think there is tuth in this, Kim has just done a club tour in the USA and no matter what some of you guys think of her there were never any rumours of lateness or cancelations.. plus Kim actually went to LoveNox last night as she tweeted that she bumped into Kelis..

    And just saw this tweet from Festivo TV who were going to be doing the Live Stream for Lil Kim, here is what they tweeted before she was ment to go on Festivo ”
    TV ‏@FestivoTV 2h
    UPDATE: just had word that the main stage at Lovebox is running a little behind atm. @LilKim will be delayed, stay tuned for more updates”

    I’m starting to believe the rumours that because of the main stage running late Kim was then asked to perform on a smaller stage and refused

    • channel_ROMAN July 21, 2013

      Someone like that should not be refusing any stages.

    • CoCo July 21, 2013

      Club tour? lmao was that a joke?

  29. Common Sense July 21, 2013

    How sad. Shouldn’t someone in her situation be trying harder than this?

    • DOSSOME July 21, 2013

      That’s EXACTLY my point…

  30. POP ROYALTY [RUDE BOY] July 21, 2013

    She make it hard To Support Her….

    I’m that Close To Believe God hate her.

    • DOSSOME July 21, 2013

      Not God,but her…She doesn’t love herself enough to want to succeed.I think she thinks she’s still in 2002

      • POP ROYALTY [RUDE BOY] July 21, 2013

        She Doesn’t have Dedication or Determination, She don’t want it so bad, not Enough.

        🙄

  31. §•↔•§ July 21, 2013

    Ching Chong Ching Chong!

  32. Mrs B. July 21, 2013

    Girls i don’t think she speaks engrish.. 私のチャーハンはどこですか?(Where is my damn fried rice?)

  33. Suicide Blonde July 21, 2013

    Her face wasn’t ready to the show, her face began to melt like wax at the last moment.

    • stephy the lambily July 21, 2013

      *Rolls Eyes*

  34. Lovebird (I want the D) July 21, 2013

    They need a real female MC who is a real performer.

    • ATM JAM July 21, 2013

      *Introduces you to Azealia’s performances & discography* Nicki’s good too though.

      • Lovebird (I want the D) July 21, 2013

        Yasss, cannot wait to get my hands on ATM Jam once it’s released on iTunes.

  35. Lovebird (I want the D) July 21, 2013

    vimeo . com/36735616

    • stephy the lambily July 21, 2013

      LOL At Your Name. How you know Love Bird is a GUY?

  36. Slaylor Swift July 21, 2013

    What a disgrace

  37. Emeral July 21, 2013

    She needs to just give up now.

  38. ENOUGH ONIKA (KMART QUEEN) July 21, 2013

    Kim, you take two steps forward and four back huh….No excuse for this sh*t. Why do you keep given haters reason???

  39. Honey Boo Boo July 21, 2013

    I’m done with her now. There are only so many excuses you can make for her. Just so unprofessional and a wasted opportunity.

  40. ATM JAM July 21, 2013

    When will lana headline a festival tour????? *Waits for Rosie to come up with an excuse*

    • Slaylor Swift July 21, 2013

      But B**** this isnt about lana… i see she & Rosie stay on yo mind tho…

      *Deletes 212*

      *Plays Summertime Sadness From Lana*

  41. -= July 21, 2013

    What the f-ck is wrong with her,she keeps sh-tting on her fans and not making up for it,she lucky she have them loyal fans,that she can sh-t on and they are still there for her…she better becareful because people can get fed up with her f-ckry.

    • -= July 21, 2013

      and she don’t even have the respect to tweet her fans her self,she keep letting others do it,even her boyfriends she lets dis her fans,and she says nothing about it…..i really think she is going crazy she needs to get up off her high horse.

  42. Iconic Iggy July 21, 2013

    Sigh. Kim needs to either step it and get it together or give it up and retire somewhat gracefully. This is just embarrassing.

  43. Beyond Amazing (Cause Bey really is!) July 21, 2013

    Kim, girl why were you late. You need this, it’s not like your hot right now. Stop playing games and get to work.

  44. IM A FREE B*TCH July 21, 2013

    “How To End Your Career” a book written by Lil Kim, now for sale for a cheap price of $9.90 only!

  45. Animated McQueen July 21, 2013

    Ill begin with nicki minaj reaction to the news the azealia banks laugh then rihanna off this mack on rihanna getting served on stage like seriously some queen There Is One True Queen Beyonce Bow Down B******!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  46. Tisha July 22, 2013

    Smh, no matter what the story was that she wasn’t on that stage the reality is like Sam said she doesnt HAVE the ability to just cancel a performance.

    Kim AND her fans: there’s a reason why your girl is struggling and it’s because there’s no thirst or hunger for her anymore. Old fans move on, new fans aren’t created…even if the stage was smaller SHE SHOULD HAVE PERFORMED. Damn let 100 people see you and be impressed and give a damn about your music rather than NO ONE.

    So now no one saw her streaming OR live. The live folks are pissed, the online folks are disappointed/embarassed/confused. That s*** don’t look like money, it looks like welfare stubs.

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