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Earl Sweatshirt feels spent, cancels live dates

By | Published on Thursday 10 July 2014

Earl Sweatshirt

Slender-framed rapper Earl Sweatshirt has cancelled a series of imminent live appearances, citing “lack of self-maintenance” of both mind and body.

Basically, Sweatshirt is feeling a bit threadbare right now, and so won’t play this year’s T In The Park NOR either of Odd Future’s ensemble PAs opening for Eminem at Wembley Arena. On the bright side, his taking a break seems likely to mean we’ll be getting new LP from him a bit faster than if he’d stayed on the road.

Explaining the situation via Twitter earlier this week, Earl said: “I sincerely apologise to any of y’all who planned to see me at these next couple festival dates. Due to lack of self-maintenance I had to press eject on the tour. I am physically and mentally at the end of my rope. I weigh a fraction of what I’m supposed to, and without synergy between the body and mind there is nothing. No point in performing if it’s not the best show I can give every time”.

He added finally: “Now I am home I can get healthy and get this album out to y’all while it’s still fresh”.