Def Sounds previously reported that Game stated he was detained by Canadian Border authorities, and he also said he was going to be detained for 14 days for violating immigrant entry laws which caused the Compton rappers’ “Red Nation” tour dates in Canada to be canceled, and Game also declared that the show promoters misled him by guaranteeing his access into Canada, now the Canadian promoters respond to the Game’s claims.
A representative for The Substance Entertainment Group, the concert promoters in Canada, contacted AllHipHop and issued a statement concerning the detainment of the rapper.
“Hip‐Hop artist The Game will not be performing in Canada to support his “Red Nation” tour because of circumstances beyond our control. All tickets for his
Canadian dates will be available at the point of purchase for a full refund”
The rep for The Substance also addressed Game’s statement of them guaranteeing his admission into the country as they went on to say:
“We at the Substance Group appreciate social media and self‐expression ‐ however, we cannot confirm anything released outside of our company is accurate at this time”
The Canada Border Services Agency also issued a statement on Game’s detainment, stating the rappers’ comments on being held for two weeks are false as the review hearing will take place within 48 hours :
“While the Privacy Act prevents me from discussing the specifics of an individual case, I can tell you that your information is not consistent with ours. In addition, when a foreign national is detained, they must have a detention review hearing before the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) within 48 hours of their detention.” The IRB has the authority to authorize release from detention or continue detention.”