Nineties rap “phenomenon” Vanilla Ice was scheduled to perform in Austin, TX today despite the surge in coronavirus cases.

Vanilla Ice posted on his IG, telling fans to โ€œstay safe.โ€ย  as he was supposed to host a Independence Day Throwback Beach Party at the Emerald Point Bar & Grill, which can accommodate up to 5,000 people. According to ABC affiliate KVUE, “Gov. Greg Abbott ordered all bars to close and all restaurants to operate at 50% capacity. In addition, Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe signed an order prohibiting outdoor gatherings of more than 100 people.