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Lawyers Of Fyre Festival Promoter Claims His Mental Illness Caused Scam

Fyre Festival promoter Billy McFarland may be headed to jail for the failed and legendarily-meme’d concert fiasco in the Bahamas. However, according to Page Six, his…

A Year Later: Ja Rule Speaks On Lessons Learned From Fyre Festival Fiasco

Over a year ago, the creators of Fyre Festival landed in a web of legal trouble and dismay. The event was set to launch over the course of two weekends in April and May…

Billboard, Mic & The Cinemart Are Developing A Docuseries About The Failed Fyre Festival

Billboard has teamed with The Cinemart and Mic to develop a multi-part documentary covering this year’s failed Fyre Festival. The untitled docuseries will examine the…

Ya Don’t Say: Ja Rule Says Fyre Fest Partner Bamboozled Him

It looks like the young, impressionable and wealthy young adults interested in the botched Fyre Festival in April were not the only ones shanghaied by Billy McFarland

Fyre Fest Founder Pleads Not Guilty To Fraud Charges

Billy McFarland, the 25-year-old organizer of spring’s disastrous Fyre Festival, is pleading not guilty to fraud charges associated with the highly-publicized music…

FBI Investigating Fyre Fest For Mail, Wire and Securities Fraud

The organizers of last month’s disastrous Fyre Festival are already battling a whole mess of lawsuits, and now, they’ve become the focus of a federal criminal…

Bahamas Bans Ja Rule & Billy McFarland From Doing Another Festival

The legendarily disastrous Fyre Fest was supposed to take place on the Bahamas island of Great Exuma last weekend. Those plans imploded in the grandest way possible, but…

Fyre Festival And How I Learned Not To Feel Bad For The Privileged

An inaugural island event known as Fyre Festival was supposed to be a two-weekend getaway for individuals with disposable income who wanted to soak up sweet Bahamian…

Issa Mess: Unorganized Fyre Festival Brings Ire To Attendees

UPDATE (3:00 p.m. EST): Fyre Festival co-founder, Ja Rule, published a response on Twitter Friday afternoon (April 28), reassuring onlookers that the event was not a scam…