Afrobeat artiste, Seun Kuti, has apologized for failing to perform at the just concluded 2019 Grammy Awards ceremony that held at the Staple Centre, Los Angeles.
The son of late Fela Anikulapo, who apologized to his fans who were enthusiastic and elated about his performance, explained that he had a ticket mix up and had missed his flight.
However, explaining why he was unable to perform on the biggest music awards stage. He took to Instagram to say that he missed his flight and rehearsals.
“First and foremost I have to say I am sorry to all the fans that tuned in to see us perform yesterday but didn’t. I had the weirdest ticket mix up in history meaning I missed my flight and the rehearsals and we couldn’t go on. Big up to Soweto Gospel choir a group that has also inspired me. @fatoumata_diawara__ for holding down our show without me. @lekanbalogun1 @mccoyclothings for making us look really nice on that red carpet @versatilebay for @chefyeide clothes. @egypt80band and our entire team we must keep banging the door till they let us in.”
Seun Kuti was nominated alongside Bombino from Niger, Mali’s Fatoumata Diawara and Soviet’s Yiddish Glory.