Dancehall star Shatta Wale has been compelled to cancel his upcoming concert in Wolverhampton, England, as the promoters failed to meet his financial requirements.
In a statement issued on October 31, Shatta Movement Records announced that the performance scheduled for November 4 at The Hangar has been canceled due to “unforeseen circumstances related to the artist’s demands that the promoters were unable to fulfill.”
The statement further elaborated: “Shatta Wale, a celebrated and accomplished musician with numerous chart-topping hits, has set the gold standard in the music industry. Consequently, his rider and contractual requirements are equally substantial, reflecting his status as a wealthy and successful artist and a business mogul.”
It continued, “Despite their best efforts, the promoters have been unable to meet the opulent demands and stipulations set by Shatta Wale’s management. These demands, while appropriate for an artist of his caliber, have posed logistical and financial challenges for the organization, rendering it infeasible to proceed with the planned event.”
Management extended their apologies to disappointed fans and assured that refunds would automatically be processed for all ticket holders.