Lil Wayne to Replace Injured Childish Gambino at Austin City Limits Festival

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Lil Wayne has stepped in to switch an injured Childish Gambino on the second weekend of the ACL Fest in Austin, Texas. The competition introduced the information on Thursday (Sept. 27) with a tweet that learn, "We're celebrating Lil Wayne's birthday at present in one of the simplest ways doable. We're including him to the Saturday, Weekend 2 #ACLFest Lineup!" French pop group Justice has additionally been added to the invoice on each Saturdays (Oct. 7 and 14) alongside headliners Metallica and Travis Scott will headline each Sundays (Oct. 7 and 14) with Arctic Monkeys.

Gambino (actor Donald Glover) was pressured to chop his ultimate tour brief after reportedly battling an injured foot in the course of the This is America outing. Fam Rothstein, co-principal of the inventive collective Wolf + Rothstein, a partnership with Glover and Chad "The Wolf" Taylor, took to Twitter to guarantee followers the dates have been "postponed, not cancelled," and that Glover “performed by means of the ache, however has to sit down some dates out. Back earlier than the yr's over.” The rapper had been slated to headline on each ACL Sundays (Oct. 7 and 14). And whereas it's a bummer for Gambino followers, it's a double celebration for Wayne, who will headline ACL after lastly launched his long-awaited Tha Carter V on Friday (Sept. 28).

According to TMZ, Glover damage himself on stage at Dallas’ American Airlines Center final weekend, and was unable to finish the final 30 minutes of his set. Some observers claimed he could have aggravated a preexisting damage.