Kanye West & Ty Dolla $ign’s ‘Vultures’ Album Listening Party Shut Down By Police


Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign’s highly anticipated “Vultures” album faced a setback as their Vegas listening party was abruptly shut down by law enforcement. The album, which was slated for release on Friday, encountered another obstacle when the police intervened at the event.

Key Takeaway

Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign’s “Vultures” album faced a setback as their Vegas listening party was abruptly shut down by law enforcement due to the absence of event licensing. The incident adds to the string of challenges surrounding the album’s release and has sparked significant controversy.

Police Intervention

According to a law enforcement source, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) responded to a warehouse in the Vegas desert at 11:21 PM Thursday after receiving information about a music event organized by a promoter. Initially, the officers were present to assist with crowd control and dispersal. However, the promoter failed to provide the necessary licensing for the event. Consequently, Clark County investigators issued citations and subsequently halted the proceedings, only a few songs into the listening party.

Social Media Announcement

The news of the shutdown circulated when social media personality YesJulz disclosed the incident, stating, “Cops shut us down. We are putting another stream up in 20 minutes.”

Celebrity Attendance

Notable figures such as Quavo, Rich The Kid, Playboi Carti, and Lil Durk were in attendance at the event, where admission tickets reportedly sold for $2,000. Kanye West also took the stage with his 10-year-old daughter, North West, during the disrupted gathering.

Controversy Surrounding the Album

The album has been surrounded by controversy, including contentious lyrics from the lead single “Vultures” and Kanye’s attire at a previous listening party. The involvement of his daughter, North, in the album has also sparked public interest, despite her apparent enjoyment of the father-daughter time.