On Friday night, Rocky himself has announced that he won't be able to perform at Purple Fest in London, Canada on Saturday — University Of Western Ontario's annual music festival. He posted a note that read, "I'M DI$APPOINTED I WONT BE ABLE TO PERFORM IN CANADA AT PURPLEFEST THIS YEAR. STILL SITUATING MY VISA FOR CANADA FOLLOWING MY SWEDEN INCIDENT. THANK YOU TO MY FANS FOR STICKING WIT ME THRU THIS. CANADA! FLACKO WILL BE BACK $OON!!!"
Western's University Student Council confirmed the news that their headliner would no longer be able to perfor, and wrote in a tweet, "We can confirm that the rest of the Purple Fest lineup including international hip hop artists A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Tyga, and Canadian Breakthrough Artist of the Year bülow, will perform as planned."
Fans attending Purple Fest expressed their disappointment because of this sudden change.