T-Pain Cancels South American Concert After Receiving Death Threats

By Miles Bennett  |  02/23/2009

T-PainT-Pain has reportedly canceled a concert he was scheduled to perform in Guyana, after receiving threats on his life.

According to the Associated Press, Mr. Auto-Tune had fears for his life from what a promoter called "credible death and kidnapping threats."

Promoter Kerwin Bollers told the AP over the weekend that Monday's performance for Carnival celebrations was called off after they received e-mail and phone threats from an unidentified source.

Police were called in, and there is an investigation underway. However, a press time, there was no further information regarding the threat.

If T-Pain were to perform, he would have been one of the most famous U.S. artists to perform in the region in years.