Kendrick Lamar Has Been Replaced at Abu Dhabi After-Race Concerts, but We’re Not Sad

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Tragedy may have struck this morning when news broke that Kendrick Lamar has pulled out of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after-race concerts. However, there’s a silver lining, because *drum roll* J. Cole is set to replace him.


“Due to the circumstances beyond the promoters’ control, Lamar won’t be performing due to personal reasons, and J Cole has been lined up to join DJ Calvin Harris who’s playing on Thursday,” Yas Marina Circuit and Flash Entertainment said on Wednesday.


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J. Cole is no stranger to Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Back in 2015, he performed at the Free Beats on the Beach festival by the Corniche. The Grammy-nominated artist has since released his fourth studio album, 4 Your Eyez Only, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.


It was also reported that the organizers are offering one-day passes for Friday, November 24, at Dh395. The passes will grant entry to the Abu Dhabi hill, the F1 fan zone and J. Cole’s after-race concert. Oh, and there’s more! It will also give you access to Thursday’s events — including Calvin Harris’ concert.




WE SAID THIS: No need to sit down and be humble, because we’re going to a power trip!