Watch: Lupe Fiasco Ends Salt Lake City Show After Getting Hit With Tomato

As Lupe Fiasco tours in support of his upcoming album Tetsuo and Youth, lots of his fans are getting excited for another album from the rapper. Well, almost everybody. Last night in Utah, Lupe Fiasco was performing a crowd favorite, "Kick, Push" while on tour. Towards the end of the song, though, things got a little....saucy.

Apparently, someone from the top balcony decided to hurl a tomato at Lupe during his performance. Lupe immediately stopped the music and pointed out who he thought it was - a "fat, white bitch" (see tweets below). Then he demanded that everyone in her section leave the area or else he wouldn't perform any more. The fans didn't budge, and the show abruptly ended.

A couple questions: Why bring a tomato into a show to throw at an artist who you've bought tickets to see? What made that person throw the tomato? Would that person want to throw hands? And why, of all songs, did they throw it during "Kick, Push"?

Watch the video footage of the....fiasco above.

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Will finally caught up to me about all that Jada crap that was going on in the news. & let’s just say, he whooped my axs!! Guess that ALI training really paid off 🙂

A post shared by Yungin' (@augustalsina) on May 18, 2019 at 7:47pm PDT

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