US rapper DaBaby show cancelled because Zimbabweans do not know him

US Rapper DaBaby who was slated to perform in Harare on the 17th of November is no longer coming to the country because the Zimbabwean market is not familiar with the artist’s music, event planner Roar Entertainment revealed in a social media statement.

Taking to Instagram, Roar Entertainment released a press release saying:

Roar Entertainment, one of Zimbabwe’s leading entertainment companies, regrets to announce the cancellation of the highly anticipated DaBaby concert, originally scheduled to take place on November 17th ,2023. This decision has been reached after extensive market research, which revealed that the Zimbabwean market is currently not ready to host such an internationally acclaimed artist. The findings from our market research highlighted certain challenges that would have compromised the overall success of the event.

The original show was slated for the 23rd of September but was postponed to earlier dates of the same month. The tickets purchased for the first date were said to be valid for the later date. Jah Prayzah and Holy Ten were supposed to be the main supporting acts of the show.

DaBaby even confirmed on social media that he was indeed coming to Zimbabwe for the show. In a video shared by Roar Entertainment, he chanted:

“We [are] shutting down, Zimbabwe. September 23rd, I will be performing live at Old Hararians. I can’t wait to see y’all. From Mabvuku to Borrowdale, make sure you get your tickets right now. The Talk Chart DaBaby Concert is not to be missed. I might come early and spend a couple of days there and then do the concert, then spend a couple of days afterwards.”

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