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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie arrested ahead of Wireless performance

By | Published on Monday 13 September 2021

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie failed to appear for his Saturday performance at London’s Wireless festival this weekend, after he was arrested on site at the event earlier that day.

In a post on his Instagram story, the US rapper said: “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 two years ago. I’m OK and I’ll try my best to make it up to you guys”.

In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said: “On Saturday, 11 Sep, 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”.

It remains unclear what the rapper is accused of. Festival organisers initially said that they were working to reschedule his performance for Sunday, but he did not appear.

The festival did feature performances from Future, Skepta, AJ Tracey, Headie One, Young Thug, Megan Thee Stallion and Migos, as well as a surprise appearance from Drake.