Whether they’re trying to reinvent themselves, revitalize their career, or simply earn more adoration from their fans, musicians are constantly coming up with crazy promotional stunts that would make the Kardashians blush.
The only problem with going big is when you fail you fail big, and musicians tend to fail in the most spectacular ways possible.
Read through these 7 Promotional Stunts By Musicians That Backfired Hilariously and you’ll see just how bad things can be when you decide to go over-the-top for a little public attention.
There's the time a homophobic rapper posed nude for Playgirl, unaware that over fifty percent of their readers are homosexual men, or the time another rapper dressed up like an offensive racial stereotype for a performance, supposedly unaware it would offend anyone. And then there's the metal band who sprayed the audience with real pig's blood...