His participation in the event on behalf of and in honor of the leader of civil rights took place almost a year later The country star was photographed telling racial insults.
Lil Durk brought Wallen to perform his “Broadway Girls” collaboration. Introducing the musician on stage, he said Wallen was “sincere in heart” and added, “If I don’t say it, no one can undo that, you know?”
Wallen asked, “What happened to Nashville?” he was greeted with applause. and the track started. Watch the moment below.
In February 2021, after a country musician was described as speaking racially insultingly – something then apologized and said it happened because he was “on the bender at 72 for 72 hours” – he was heavily repressed by the music industry. She was dropped by his booking agent and stopped by his record label, his songs have been taken from radio and streaming playlists for some time.
What Wallen You are not eligible to participate in the 2021 Country Music Awards or win any prizes and Country Music Academy awards.
This was reported in September last year Wallen donated a third of the promised $ 500,000 (£ 366,000) to black organizations.. He had promised to donate the money after he saw sales increase after protests against him. “We tried to calculate … how much this incident has increased,” he said during the interview Good morning America.
“We raised about $ 500,000 and decided to donate the money to some organizations, BMAC. [the Black Music Action Coalition] being the first. ”Two months after Wallen’s promise, he had paid only $ 165,000 (£ 121,000).
Earlier this month, Wallen had another unexpected appearance at the Grand Ole Opry Square in Nashville. His activities were criticized including on behalf of artists Jason Isbell and Black Opry, an influential team of black music artists and their supporters.