Fight Erupts At Rick Ross, MMG Concert
Witnesses say belts and jewelry chains were used in a fight, which took place after Rick Ross' performance at New York City's Gramercy Theatre.
According to various reports, a brawl may have broken out during a Self Made 3 promotional concert at New York City’s Gramercy Theatre yesterday (September 17). The concert, which was held in celebration of this week’s release of Maybach Music Group’s latest collaborative album, included appearances from Rick Ross, Stalley and other MMG emcees.
AllHipHop.com reports that shortly after Ross finished performing a handful of records, a fight broke out in the audience at Gramercy Theatre. Those involved in the fight reportedly used both their fists and belts during the brawl.
Additionally, according to XXLMag.com, the melee broke out just as Chicago wordsmith Rockie Fresh was about to take the stage. The Website also posted what’s reportedly cell phone video footage of the altercation. In the video, several individuals are seen scrapping before the fight is broken up by Gramercy Theatre security.
One concert attendee, Nick Simmons, a digital marketing manager at Columbia Records according to his Linkedin profile, Tweeted briefly about the altercation.
Maaaaaan huuuuuuge fight broke out at this Rick Ross show that just killed the whole mood. Or is it cuz his cousins are now on stage rapping
— Nick Simmons (@NorthwestNick) September 18, 2013
Despite last night’s alleged brawl, the Self Made 3 concert was streamed live on various Websites as part of “Self Made 3: The Live Experience.”
News of the alleged fight at the Gramercy Theatre comes only days after a shooting took place at a mixtape release party for SDMG rapper Fat Trel. The shooting also took place in New York City, but this time at famed music venue S.O.B.’s.