Name: Eminem is banned from performing in Daytona, Florida

Date:  1995 - 2005

Location:  North America



Artist: Eminem

Confronting Bodies: Daytona, FL mayor

Date of Action: March 2001

Specific Location: Dayton, Florida

Description of Artwork: Eminem is a popular rap artist who is known for his controversial lyrics; allegedly glorifying violence and degrading women and homosexuals.

Description of Incident: Eminem was part of a Black Entertainment Television concert to perform in Daytona. The mayor had an agreement with the television network to refrain from using lewd and profane language and behavior. Eminem apparently did not adhere to these requests.

Results of Incident: The mayor suggested that Eminem was never again welcome to perform in Daytona.

Source: Mass Mic News

Submitted By: NCAC

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