US rapper Riff Raff’s tour of Australia and New Zealand has been cancelled after a Melbourne woman accused him of drugging and raping her after a concert five years ago.
“In 2013, I was raped by a man whose stage name is Riff Raff,” Eliza Stafford said in a statement posted on Facebook.
Ms Stafford said she was asked to go backstage mid-show, and “as a 19-year-old I was flattered and complied”.
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She alleged she was offered a 60ml “party shot” from a branded vodka bottle, but when she drank it and it tasted like syrup, she asked what it was.
“Riff Raff … told me that it was codeine and started laughing,” she said.