A RAPPER was forced to cancel his set at Wireless festival yesterday after being arrested ahead of the performance.
Boogie With Da Hoodie, real name Julius Dubose, was due to perform at the London festival in Crystal Palace Park on Saturday afternoon.
The American rapper has now apologised to his fans, explaining the incident on his social media.
Organisers of the festival also reportedly posted a message announcing that he would not be appearing and that they were hoping to reschedule today.
It read: “There has been an incident involving A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie. He is safe and we are working to change his set to sometime tomorrow.”
Writing online the rapper, 25, said: “Smh sorry to everyone who came out to see me at Wireless.
"London police locked me up before I went on stage for something I was accused of 2 years ago.
“I’m OK and I’ll try my best to make it up to you guys.”
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “On Saturday, 11 September, a 25-year-old man was arrested at the Wireless Festival in Crystal Palace Park.
“The arrest was made by Met Police officers at the request of Greater Manchester Police.
“The man was released on bail to attend a Greater Manchester police station at a later date.”
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie is best known for the hit singles Numbers, Look Back At It and Drowning.
Wireless festival took place this month instead of in July due to Covid restrictions.
It has moved to Crystal Palace Park in South London for the first time,from its former homes of Finsbury Park, Hyde Park and the Olympic Park.
The line-up has featured performances from the likes of Skepta, Future, Giggs, Megan The Stallion and Meek Mill, while Drake made a surprise appearance on Friday.
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