Singer, Diamond Platinumz cancels UK shows due to passport delay issues with the UK Embassy.
A lot of artists have recorded issues with their scheduled international concerts based on difficulties from procuring visa to the billed countries or passport delay. Tanzanian singer, Diamond Platinumz is one of many artists who have have been marred with passport delay issues. Platinumz was billed to perform some shows in the UK over the weekend, but couldn’t. He had previously announced the shows on his Instagram with a photos of the concerts’ fliers and the caption;
“LONDON!!!! UK!! LONDON!!! Right After my ONE AFRICA MUSIC FEST Performance… We link up at the after party at KINGS BULL CLUB LION…… LIONS & LIONESS Till Morning. #SIMBAinLondon #SIMBAinUK”
“NORTHAMPTON…. Right after getting done with LONDON the next day I’m in your city!!!!….. Aug. 25 2019 Will be performing live in NORTHAMPTON, Get your early tickets and we sing and dance rill dawn!!!! ….. #SIMBAinNORTHHAMPTON #SIMBAinUK”
Since he couldn’t make it to the concerts, the bongo singer took to Instagram to apologize to his fans, citing the UK embassy’s delay in returning his passport and promising to reschedule. He wrote;
“Regarding the embassy delaying to return my passport LONDON, KINGSBULL, NORTHHAMPTON I won’t be able to see you this weekend…. But I will Reschedule and let you know when we link up again…”
The year has been filled with wins for the Tanzanian singer, releasing hit songs, and appearing on dope features. He’s also been on the road a lot for a while now, performing in different countries including Sierra Leone and Rwanda. Platinumz is also scheduled to perform in New York on the 31st of Aug.