Burna Boy has finally come out to speak about accusations levelled against him and the postponement of his show.
The music star took to his Twitter page on Thursday, December 14, 2017, where he said he would speak about the truth behind the postponement of his concert.
“I’ve tried to remain silent because as you all know, plenty talk no dey full basket but Today we go use bucket pack am. Lies and politics have surrounded my name these past few weeks but today you will hear THE TRUTH & I will start from the truth behind the SHOW “Postponement”,” he tweeted.
This is coming shortly after the promoters of his show came out to announce the postponement of the concert which was built to hold on Sunday, December 17, 2017. A press statement released by the promoters of the concert, states that Burna Boy and his management are working to clear his name.
The new date of the concert has not yet been announced, and will be “communicated in the near future.”
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“Bavent Street Live, promoters of The Burna Boy Concert Show, scheduled for the 17th Dec. 2017 at the Balmoral Convention centre wish to inform all fans and lovers of Nigeria’s top-most afro-fusion artist, Burna Boy, and our corporate partners and sponsors of a shift in the date of the above-scheduled concert.
“This is solely due to the recent allegations levelled against Burna Boy, which are as of now, unfounded and are yet to be proven. Burna Boy and his management are working assiduously within the ambits and requirements of the law to clear his name in these investigations.
“He, therefore, needs time to come back and promises an incredible performance for his fans. For now, he needs the time and space to deal with these allegations, which have arisen at such a crucial and sensitive time when he’s working on his album and his concert.
We ask that we respect the time he needs during this challenging period.
“The new date for The Burna Boy Show will be communicated in the near future, (all tickets purchased will remain valid, however, you have the option to receive your full refund from the ticketing partners immediately). We thank all Burna Boy fans, our great partners and sponsors for your continued love, trust and support,” they stated.
Burna Boy’s present ordeal began the moment he was declared wanted over the assault and robbery attacked melted on Mr 2Kay after his performance at a concert in Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos in October 2017.