Burna Boy pulls out of Afropunk


Nigerian star Burna Boy has once again cancelled a performance in South Africa, having criticised the country’s handling of attacks against black foreigners back in September.

Afropunk announced the “joint decision” for Burna Boy to pull out of the line-up for this month’s event in Johannesburg.

It follows the star’s decision to pull out of a series of concerts called Africans Unite – at the time he had pledged to donate some of the proceeds to victims of xenophobic violence in South Africa.

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