Shaquille O’Neal, the renowned NBA icon, possesses a diverse range of talents. Not only is he recognized as one of the greatest athletes of all time, but he is also a prominent media analyst, successful entrepreneur, and former rapper. Another notable aspect of Shaq’s life is his affinity for music, which has led him to pursue a new role as a DJ under the name “DJ Diesel,” performing at some of the world’s most prominent music festivals. Recently, Shaquille O’Neal addressed the tragic event where two individuals lost their lives at a GloRilla concert in New York.
O’Neal disclosed an incident that happened during one of his concert performances. Intriguingly, this took place only a few months after the notorious Astroworld concert by Travis Scott. It’s safe to assert that Shaq dealt with the situation more efficiently than the rapper.
Shaquille O’Neal opens up on a scary incident at his concert
Massive music concerts headlined by renowned artists across the globe draw thousands of attendees. While most of these events transpire without any issues, occasionally things can take a turn for the worse. Examples of this include the Travis Scott and GloRilla concerts.
The GloRilla concert resulted in the death of two individuals, whereas the Travis Scott’s infamous Astroworld concert had a much higher fatality count of ten. On a recent episode of The Big Podcast with Shaq, co-host Nichelle Turner inquired about Shaq’s opinion regarding the GloRilla concert. The retired Los Angeles Lakers star divulged that he had encountered a similar experience during one of his concerts but managed to handle the situation competently.
“I’ve had one incident, it’s actually on the internet. I like to watch the crowd, I’m looking for the guy that’s not feeling me. I’m looking for the guy that’s not really having a good time, so I pay attention to the crowd. So on Lost Lands, a guy fell and I could see the people going like this. This is like a couple of months after the Travis Scott incident, like I don’t need this on my hand so I stopped,” Shaq said.
DJ Diesel has a keen ability to manage and entertain a large crowd. He demonstrated this skill during his performance at Tomorrowland, which is known to attract some of the largest crowds globally. Additionally, the 7-foot-1 inch NBA icon has been sighted among various concert crowds, where he effortlessly blended in and vibed with the other attendees.
A rumor led to the crazy incident
GloRilla, a rapper who was nominated for a Grammy award, performed in Rochester, New York. Shortly after the rapper finished their set, gunshots were reportedly heard within the audience.
The gunshots caused chaos among the concertgoers, resulting in a stampede. Tragically, two people lost their lives in the chaos. GloRilla is now facing criticism from both the media and fans following the incident.
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