April 17, 2024

Lil Durk Cancels Tour Due To Health Issues

Lil Durk has canceled several tour dates, including his scheduled appearance at Rolling Loud Miami on Friday due to reported health issues.

Tuesday marked the cancellation of 24 performances of Lil Durk’s Sorry for the Drought Tour on Ticketmaster website. Among the only remaining performances are two in the “3 Headed Goat” rapper’s hometown of Chicago. He is scheduled to perform a solo show at the United Center on August 11, with an appearance at the WGCI Summer Jam on August 12 at the same venue.

Dj Academy he published a statement from Lil Durk, 30, on his Instagram page, although the rapper has not publicly shared the message himself.

“As I am still awaiting full clearance from my doctors to travel and perform again, I have no other choice but to cancel my main Rolling Loud performance,” the statement read. “While I’m resting at home, I’m looking forward to my two homecoming shows on the 11th & 12th in Chicago. For the rest of the country, I’ll be announcing new dates soon. #StillHealing.”

Lil Durk.

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Lil Durk, whose real name is Durk Derrick Banks, was reportedly hospitalized earlier this month due to severe dehydration and exhaustion in Ohio, a source close to the rapper said. Game TMZ Hip Hop on July 13. He was taken to a hospital on July 6, where doctors informed him that his condition was serious. Lil Durk was then forced to cancel performances in Europe and a planned appearance at the ESPYs Awards.

“My fans mean everything to me, you’re the reason I do this,” the rapper said in a statement to Game TMZ Hip Hop. “I’ve been looking forward to catching up with all my European fans, performing this (last) week, attending the ESPYs and more but after performing and traveling everyday I’ve become very dehydrated and my doctors advised not to travel due to exhaustion. I get my full energy back, it’s back to business and I’m looking forward to it.”

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The “All Love” emcee was previously hospitalized after his Lollapalooza 2022 performance in Chicago. He was injured when pyrotechnics went off on stage right in front of him. Lil Durk later shared a photo of himself wearing a face mask with a bandage covering his right eye. Although he finished the performance, Lil Durk told fans that he needed to “take a break and focus on my health.”

Lil Durk scored one of the biggest hits of his career with “All My Life,” a collaboration with J. Cole. The song appears on his latest album, Almost Healedand peaked at number two on the Register of bills Hot map 100. On July 1, the rapper celebrated the song earning Platinum certification by the RIAA, which means more than 1 million total units sold in the US

“Thank you,” Lil Durk write to fans on Instagram. “I send my love to all my fans for keeping me motivated and hungry and not lazy and comfortable.”

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