Golden Hour Live postponed following shooting of Nappy Roots member

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Golden Hour Live concert series has been postponed following the kidnapping and shooting of Nappy Roots member Melvin Adams, known as Scales.

A search is underway in Atlanta for two suspects who robbed a patron at the Atlantucky Brewery and then attacked and kidnapped Adams before shooting him in the leg during an attempt to escape.

“We heard about the unfortunate events in Atlanta and hope that Scales has a full and speedy recovery,” said Domico Rodriguez, President & CEO of Main Street Square. “We are working with the Nappy Roots booking agent to reschedule the concert for this fall so as of right now, Golden Hour Live will be postponed. It’s an unfortunate event, but it’s important we respect both Scales and the group’s privacy at this time as he recovers.”

Adams is a co-owner of the brewery with several other Nappy Roots members, and he was taken to a hospital where he is in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

“I am certainly relieved that my business partner and brother Scales is safe and recovering…that is what is most important,” fellow Nappy Roots member and brewery co-owner Skinny (William Hughes) said in a statement. “We would appreciate it if the public would allow us some privacy over the next week while we re-evaluate the situation, as this is an ongoing investigation. I assure you that we will share the outcomes, as the police department allows. But know for now that Scales is safe and recovering.”

The Golden Hour Live concert series was originally scheduled for Saturday, August 20 at Main Street Square and all pre-purchased VIP passes will be valid when the concert is rescheduled.

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