DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ legend no stranger to being tossed out of places, was asked to leave a Kansas City venue on Saturday evening while doing a set in Kansas City.
Performing in the downtown Power & Light District–which some call the Power & White district stemming from dress-code restrictions which seem targeted at keeping the hip-hop audience away from the area–concert promoters allege that Jazzy Jeff’s sound technicians were asked to turn down the decibels to an appropriate level, a request the techs refused to comply with. The show was halted, the sound levels were adjusted and, according to one source, the DJ refused to continue to his set thereafter.
Jazzy Jeff tweeted a different theory:
I MEAN I WAS PLAYIN SHIT LIKE JUST A FRIEND…ITS A HEINEKEN COMMERCIAL FOR GODS SAKE…AND 3000 PEOPLE WERE ROCKIN…WTF MAN
SORRY KC…I HAD SOMETHING SPECIAL PLANNED…
KC LIVE SUCKS…THEY SAID THEY WANTED TOP 40…LOOK AT THE TOP 40 LIST JACKASS
ONCE AGAIN I’M SORRY TO KC…
Does KC just not understand or did DJ Jazzy Jeff need to turn down his tables?