- Burna Boy's SA concert originally scheduled for September 23 at FNB Stadium, has been cancelled due to low ticket sales
- The cancellation follows difficulties in meeting contractual and financial obligations, including unpaid production vendors and an inability to achieve the required production standards for the venue size
- Social media users in South Africa celebrated the cancellation, with some referencing Burna Boy's past controversial comments about the country
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Grammy Award-winning Nigerian superstar Burna Boy's controversial concert has been cancelled. The star's name charted social media trends recently following reports that the concert had been moved to December 16 due to low ticket sales.
Burna Boy's concert cancelled
Burna Boy will not be making his way to Mzansi this year after the cancellation of his much-awaited concert. The internationally acclaimed star's show, which was originally scheduled for September 23 at the FNB Stadium, had been moved to December 16 due to low ticket sales.
According to a post shared by popular entertainment blogger Phil Mphela on his Twitter page, the Burna Boy show has now been cancelled. The post noted that TicketPro had ceased all sales of tickets to the concert. The post read:
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"Burna Boy concert now officially cancelled. Cited are “ inability for the promoters to fulfil their contractual, financial, production and technical obligations” Production vendors had apparently not been paid on time.
"Management conceded that the agreed production standard needed for the venue size could not be achieved. TicketPro has seized all sales of tickets to the concert."
Mzansi celebrates Burna Boy's show cancellation
Social media users have shared hilarious reactions after the news that Burna Boy's concert had been cancelled. Many noted that the On The Low singer is still not welcome to South Africa after his heated Twitter battle with the late rapper Kiernan "AKA" Forbes.
"This makes me proud as a South African, a lesson taught to other artists who think they can just speak ill about our country. Well done Mzansi. ❤️"
"He was correct we he said he will never set foot in Southy. Your own mouth is a dangerous tool."
"He’s welcome eBus Stop in Vosloorus. We don’t discriminate there."
Burna Boy's postponed tour drama makes Mzansi pull up an old AKA tweet
In more entertainment news, Legit.ng reported that South Africans always remember.
Amidst of the postponement of the Nigerian singer Burna Boy's concert, an old tweet from AKA's timeline resurfaced to stir drama.
Twitter buzzed as an old post written by the slain rapper, AKA, found its way to the trends list.