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An upcoming run of seven shows by rap duo Krept and Konan has been moved to January, as Krept recovers from an assault at a BBC Radio 1Xtra event earlier this month
By Anna Grace on 25 Oct 2019
Krept, real name Casyo Johnson, the rapper who was stabbed backstage at a BBC Radio 1Xtra event, has postponed upcoming UK tour dates after receiving medical advice.
The rapper, one half of duo Krept and Konan, was due to embark on a seven-night run of shows in November at Stylus in Leeds (1,200-cap.), Manchester’s Albert Hall (2,290-cap.), Nottingham’s Rock City (2,000-cap.), O2 Academy Bristol (1,650-cap.) and Birmingham (3,000-cap.), Glasgow’s SWG3 (5,000-cap.) and the Olympia Theatre (1,240-cap.) in Dublin.
“I need to make a full recovery because on tour it gets wild and what we have planned requires 100% strength”
The rap duo will now perform the dates in January, with all original tickets remaining valid. A show at London’s 20,000-capacity O2 Arena will go ahead as planned on Thursday 5 December.
Referencing “complications” with his leg, Krept told fans that the seven back-to-back November shows were “not physically possible”.
“I need to make a full recovery because you know on tour it gets wild and what we have planned requires 100% strength,” reads a post on social media.
Investigations into the stabbing are ongoing. No arrests have been made so far.
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