British rapper Yungblud shuts down Times Square after HUNDREDS of fans flock to meet him when he told Twitter followers to go to specific location for new video stunt
- Yungblud fans swarmed Times Square forcing police to shut New York streets
- British rapper told Twitter followers to meet him at an intersection in the square
- Hundreds flocked to the location to meet musician in a new music video stunt
- Singer hugged fans and then climbed up a traffic light pole and crowd-surfed
British rapper Yungblud shut down Times Square when he tweeted his location and hundreds of screaming fans arrived, forcing police to close the streets.
The 22-year-old told his 220,000 followers to meet him at a specific intersection of the square in central New York yesterday.
In footage taken from the scene, the musician can be seen running toward his adoring fans, before he hugging members of the crowd as others filmed on their phones.
British rapper Yungblud crowd-surfed over hundreds of screaming fans in Times Square after he told his Twitter followers to meet in a specific location
Dominic Harrison, known as Yungblud, climbed a traffic light polebefore jumping into the crowd in central New York yesterday
Yungblud, real name Dominic Harrison, the climbed on a traffic light pole and jumped into the group to crowd surf above the street.
As the droves of fans arrived at the corner of 44th street and Broadway, they saw the video to the singer’s track, Original Me, playing on the huge MTV screen outside the Viacom building.
Police had to put the area on lockdown over safety issues with overcrowding, closing the roads into the square.
The stunt was a bid to drum up excitement for his new music video.
Yungblud performs live on the Main Stage during day three of Reading Festival in August