News: Lil Wayne Requests Sick Day, Cancels All Europe Concerts
Thursday, Jul 2, 2009 4:00PM
Lil Wayne's highly-anticipated return to the United Kingdom and Denmark for a line of shows, including two venues alongside Kid Cudi, has reportedly been called off due to his doctor-approved "rest" needs.
The rapper was set to kick-off multiple shows throughout Europe.
Lil Wayne has postponed his forthcoming European shows, expected to kick off in Paris on Thursday (July 2), due to illness. The rap star was set to play seven dates in Europe over the next 10 days, including the Roskilde Festival in Denmark and two dates in London. (BBC News)
His camp has also issued a statement confirming the cancellation.
"Lil Wayne extends an apology to his fans for the short notice of this postponement," it read. "But looks forward to returning for the performances and visitation with his fans." (Statement)
Weezy was set to perform two venues alongside Kid Cudi.
Adding a second performance to his touring plans after his first July 6th show reportedly sold-out for London's HMV Hammersmith Apollo venue, Wayne is now slated to perform the following day, July 7th, at the popular location. No word on whether or not Kid Cudi will be on-hand to join. (Ticketmaster)
Tickets for the show went on sale last spring.
It has just been announced that Lil Wayne and Kid CuDi will be doing a rare UK gig on 6th July at the Hammersmith Apollo. The self proclaimed 'best rapper alive' (since the best decided to retire - and then come out of retirement) will be gracing our shores once again with the Day and Night artist as special guest. The tickets for this event will be up on sale on Ticketmaster from Friday (April 3). Tickets will cost a standard 32.50 (not including the booking fee), make sure you get you tickets quickly as they're sure to sell out quickly. (RWD Mag)
No further information on Wayne or Cudi has been announced as of today (July 2).