Nigeria’s Burna Boy dropped from Afropunk concert in Joburg
Nigeria’s Burna Boy is dropped from Afropunk concert in Joburg
Moreover, there is still public outcry over his comments on xenophobic violence in the country a few months ago.
Burna Boy was set to perform at Afropunk, to be held later this month
However, the organizers announced the u-turn through a statement on social media.
They claimed that “now isn’t the right time for him to come” and apologized to concertgoers for the inconvenience.
“Now isn’t the right time for him to come. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused to our community.”
They say the decision to cancel the shows came after warnings of a shutdown from a group of artists
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