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‘Sick’ Earl Sweatshirt contracts pneumonia, cancels July PAs

By | Published on Friday 28 June 2013

Earl Sweatshirt

Earl Sweatshirt’s European live dates have gone the way of an appearance at this year’s Bonaroo, aka into the bin.

Having failed to make an appearance at the American festival earlier this month, the rapper has revealed that a case of pneumonia has meant he’s had to cancel his part in several live PAs with OFWGTA and Tyler, The Creator, not least at Glastonbury, T In The Park, and an Odd Future show at London’s Forum on 1 Jul.

Being ensemble dates, all the shows are still in tact and will go ahead as planned sans Sweatshirt. And, say his representatives, the rapper’s own live activities will restart with a show in Buffalo, New York on 21 Jul.

Making amends Earl-style, the MC said via Twitter: “IM STILL SICK AND THIS SUCKS ASS THAT I CANT MAKE IT TO THESE JULY SHOWS I AM REALLY FUCKING SORRY TO EVERYONE WHO WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO IT”.

This, meanwhile, is ‘Doris’ (aka the namesake to Earl’s first LP, set to be released later this year) and this is Earl’s Tyler-feat single ‘WHOA’:



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