Rapper Ja Rule says ‘luxury’ Fyre Festival was ‘not a scam’

Though the ministry was not an official sponsor of Fyre Festival, it said it had offered advice and support to the organisers, who had assured them it was in hand. “We were a little naïve in thinking for the first time we could do this ourselves. In a statement, organisers cited “circumstances out of our control” for their inability to prepare the “physical infrastructure” for the event in the largely undeveloped private island. This was a development lot covered in gravel with a few tractors scattered around.” “We were standing on an empty gravel pit and no one had any idea how we were going to build a festival village from scratch.” Ja Rule’s partner, co-organiser Billy McFarland, told Rolling Stone that Friday was “the toughest day of my life”. Ja Rule wrote on Twitter that he was “heartbroken” by the way the event unfolded and that it was “NOT A SCAM”: “I don’t know how everything went so left but I’m working to make it right.” A talent producer hired to work on the festival suggested that it was beset by problems from the outset. They were working to arrange charter flights to Miami for people already on Exumas while inbound flights had been cancelled. The Bahamas ministry of tourism released a statement on Twitter, expressing disappointment that “hundreds of visitors to Exuma were met with total disorganisation and chaos”. “But clearly they did not have the capacity to execute an event of this scale,” the ministry said. “When we arrived, my initial reaction was ‘huh’,” wrote Chloe Gordon in New York Magazine. Next year, we will definitely start earlier.” There would be another event, held in the US in May, free for ticketholders that would “keep the theme of being on water and beach” and be “not just music, but all forms of entertainment”. Patrons were left stranded on the island, with #fyrefestival trending on Twitter as they begged to be evacuated and others delighted in schadenfreude. A team of ministry representatives were on the island to assist with the safe return of all visitors. He clarified that “we will not try to do it ourselves”. “This was not a model-filled private cay that was owned by Pablo Escobar. He admitted being overly “ambitious”. Guardian pic.twitter.com/KuJYxfsQJ4— Ja Rule (@Ruleyork) April 28, 2017 Hey @GordonRamsay what would you rate #fyrefestival gourmet meals? pic.twitter.com/SYJIgwAIYp— Rain Man (@omgRainMan) April 28, 2017 …

Rapper Ja Rule says Fyre Festival was ‘not a scam’

“This was not a model-filled private cay that was owned by Pablo Escobar. Guardian “When we arrived, my initial reaction was ‘huh’,” wrote Chloe Gordon in New York Magazine. It was heavily promoted on Instagram as an opportunity to mingle with models and “influencers”, including Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski. Though the ministry was not an official sponsor of Fyre Festival, it said it had offered advice and support to the organisers, who had assured them it was in hand. He admitted being overly “ambitious”. The organisers of a luxury music festival in the Bahamas have apologised after the event descended into chaos, drawing comparisons to The Hunger Games and The Lord of The Flies. Patrons were left stranded on the island, with #fyrefestival trending on Twitter as they begged to be evacuated and others delighted in schadenfreude. This was a development lot covered in gravel with a few tractors scattered around.” “We were standing on an empty gravel pit and no one had any idea how we were going to build a festival village from scratch.” Ja Rule’s partner, co-organiser Billy McFarland, told Rolling Stone that Friday was “the toughest day of my life”. “But clearly they did not have the capacity to execute an event of this scale,” the ministry said. The event was due to feature performances from Blink-182, Skepta and Rae Sremmurd, and run over two weekends from 28 April. The Bahamas ministry of tourism released a statement on Twitter, expressing disappointment that “hundreds of visitors to Exuma were met with total disorganisation and chaos”. Ja Rule wrote on Twitter that he was “heartbroken” by the way the event unfolded and that it was “NOT A SCAM”: “I don’t know how everything went so left but I’m working to make it right.” A talent producer hired to work on the festival suggested that it was beset by problems from the outset. Fyre Festival, on the private Great Exumas island, had been billed as a “cultural moment”for monied millennials, with tickets costing up to $12,780 for a four-person package. Next year, we will definitely start earlier.” There would be another event, held in the US in May, free for ticketholders that would “keep the theme of being on water and beach” and be “not just music, but all forms of entertainment”. Posts to social media drew comparisons to a refugee camp, with “disaster relief tents” …