Merzo goes off social media following threats

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French producer Merzo is in trouble with fans following threats by fans for racial statements made by him on social media.

Following France’s to Portugal in the Euro 2016 final, Kamel Merzouk, aka Mero was a bit too emotional with the result. Though instead of taking the adult way out, Merzo decided to let his frustration out on social media with a racially abusive statement towards the Portuguese.

merzo social media threats

Yep, Merzo went there. Not only did he post the message on his personal fb account, but his artist page instead. Undoubtedly football and electronic fans (not forgetting his fan base in Portugal) hit back hard at the artist. Some event sending in threats to the artist and Armada Music, the label he’s signed to. Here are some of the less milder posts angry fans made about Merzo:

merzo social media threats

merzo social media threats

Merzo did apologise to his fans and the public in general. Though he did delete his artist page soon after, going completely off social media.


Armada even put out an official statement on the matter stating that they were not responsible for Merzo’s statement and were not gonna take any heat for it.

Honestly guys, don’t hate on the label. Their employees haven’t done anything wrong to you.

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Khushrav Bhada

Content Writer - EDM News & Spotify Correspondent at T.H.E - Music Essentials
DJ, content creator and team partner at T.H.E, Khushrav is a music enthusiast whose interests spread across all genres from electronic to hip-hop to classical opera.

Khushrav’s passion for dance music started early on as he began creating weekly podcast episodes of the latest electronic music across genres and has mixed over 200 episodes over a span of 5years. As a dance music enthusiast, Khushrav still keeps up to date with every week’s releases, contributing to THE’s Spotify playlists.
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