Kendrick Lamar denies banning phones at gigs

The rapper says fans are welcome to film his concerts, but joins Beyoncé, the Killers and others in excluding professional photographers from the photo pit

Kendrick Lamar has denied rumours he is banning mobile phones at his concerts. On 10 February, the Observer reported that Lamar was not permitting professional photographers into the photo pit on his European tour, allowing only his personal photographers to document the shows. His label, Top Dawg Entertainment, provide selected images to media outlets.

However, this led to assumptions that Lamar was also preventing fans from capturing his performances on their phones, which his representatives have now denied in a statement released to Pitchfork.

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Kendrick Lamar denies banning phones at gigs