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Hip hop festival a go despite missing headliners

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 A much-anticipated hip-hop concert at the Perrysburg Heights Community Center is still on for Saturday night, despite missing headliners.

 Organizer Jason Craig says that headliner Coolio may not be able to make it due to a medical emergency.  He says he is still waiting to hear from the rapper and isn't sure if he'll be performing or not.

Two other groups that were advertised as appearing, Bone Thugs N Harmony and Naughty By Nature were dropped from the lineup after Craig says he was scammed by a booking agent. 

He does say that he's managed to secure one member from each of those groups and that he'd booked other national acts like Bone Crusher and Do or Die and promises a jam-packed lineup and says it's still the greatest show in Toledo Saturday night for $20.

 Many who paid for tickets are demanding a refund. But the center's director says that while he's issued some, those refunds are limited.

A crowd of up to 7000 people is expected and local police departments are keeping an eye on the growing crowd.

 


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