On Friday, the human rights organization appealed to Minai and in an open letter asked the singer to leave the festival instead of using her “own” influence to demand the release of 10 imprisoned activists, who had been prosecuted in March. Minaj left a concert at a music festival in Saudi Arabia, declaring his support for the rights of women and the LGBT community+. Friday, right? Do you want new music? Well, we have this for you. It turns out that the world-famous rapper Nicky Minaj will not be performing in Saudi Arabia anyway, according to fierce criticism from fans. The history of human rights in Saudi Arabia has been widely criticized by liberals and groups for its repressive laws on women and homosexuality. The controversial World Jeddah Festival reserve is linked to Saudi Arabia’s recent efforts to ease restrictions on entertainment and promote growth in the arts and culture. Music C Crons is a global platform for the discovery of musicians, a hallmark of the best unsigned, independent and recently signed musicians in the world. The first part of the rap festival in Jeddah was controversial and critics focused on the history of human rights in the country. Earlier this year Maria Carey resisted the same demands to give up her her performance, and rapper Nellie also caused controversy by performing in a men’s show. Maya, editor-in-chief of Musical Crowns, has been working in the music industry since she was 16. She is the author and editor of several print and online publications, including Clash, DIY, The Line of Best Fit, Spindle, Impose Magazine of New York and The Playground.