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Living the life of a rap star can be a bit troublesome for some artists due to their criminal history. Unfortunately for The Game (born Jayceon Taylor), his known affiliation with the Bloods street gang has cost him to lose any future job opportunities in Canada, at least for now.

On Wednesday the Compton native was detained by Canadian customs as he was en route from Los Angeles to Nova Scotia during a tour stop at the Halifax Forum.

According to TMZ, a rep for the promotion company behind the rapper's tour revealed that the promoter received a call from Canadian Customs stating that Taylor would be denied entry into the country upon arrival due to "new information received that Game is affiliated with organized crime and is an active member of the Bloods street gang."

Apparently the 'Hate It or Love It' MC was unaware of Canada's newly enforced stipulations as the rep claims that concert organizers had secured and approved all permits and approval for the rapper's entrance into the country.

As many would assume, the unforeseen news forced Taylor to cancel his April 20 show. Upon being detained he took to Twitter to alert fans of the bad news.

"This just in: I'm being detained in Canada for 14 days until they process my inadmissibility, then I'll have a hearing heard by a judge," he tweeted. "At that point the judge will decide to either deport me or give me a sentence for violating Canada's immigrant entry laws. F**ked up situation!!! But at least they let me call home, & tweet before they lock a n**ga up!!!"

Interesting.

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