It was due to take place in Austin, Texas...

Vanilla Ice has cancelled a Texan show following a huge outcry.

The 90s pop-rap star was due to play a set in Austin, Texas on July 4th, with the venue using a loophole in Texan law to get the show off the ground.

A restaurant with an open air performance space, news of the show quickly went viral on social media - especially given the City Of Austin stepped in to (correctly) halt SXSW earlier in the year.

Following a truly international outcry, the set has been cancelled, with Vanilla Ice sharing a message to fans on social media.

He said...

"Due to the increase in COVID-19 numbers in Austin we’re gonna move the concert to a better date. We were hoping for better Coronavirus numbers by July but Unfortunately the numbers have increased quite a bit so for the safety and health of everyone we’re going to stay home."

Check out the message below.

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