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Nelly has canceled his headlining performance at Missouri State University following his arrest in Tenn. on Saturday morning (April 11) for felony drug possession.

The St. Louis artist was scheduled to headline the MSU Student Activity Council’s “Big Spring Concert” on April 23, according to reports on HipHopDX.

The University issued a statement apologizing to fans and concertgoers for the inconvenience.

The full statement can be read below:

The Nelly concert scheduled for April 23, 2015, which was to be held at the JQH Arena, has been canceled.

Missouri State apologizes for the inconvenience. Tickets purchased via credit card will be refunded automatically to the original purchaser. Tickets purchased via check or cash will have a check issued to the original purchaser. Please note that refunds will be issued to original purchasers only and any ticket holder that acquired tickets through a secondary ticketing opportunity will not be refunded directly by the university.

After his tour bus was pulled over on April 11, state troopers found “five colored crystal-type rocks that tested positive for methamphetamine” and “several handguns, including a gold-plated 50-caliber Desert Eagle pistol, a 45-caliber Taurus pistol and a 500 magnum Smith and Wesson,” according to KSDK.


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