Rappers Tyga and Fat Joe Cancel Their Performances in Israel Over 'Security Reasons'

The festival's producers said that the two, considered some of the most famous rappers in the U.S., canceled their arrival at the Shaka hip-hop festival

Rappers Tyga (right) and Fat Joe

The American rappers Tyga and Fat Joe, who were due to perform on Thursday at the Rishon Letzion Amphitheater during the hip-hop festival "Shaka", canceled their arrival. The production said the cancelation was due to "security reasons."

As a result of the cancellation, the entire festival was canceled. Local rappers and hip-hop artists including Stefan, Peled, Michael Suissa and Futures Gang, were also scheduled to perform.

The festival production said that the those who purchased tickets would receive a full refund.