Rap god, Kanye West has postponed his Australian tour dates, pushing the Yeezus shows back from May to September. Tour promoter Live Nation cited pressure related to his new album as the reason behind the change.
Tour promoter Live Nation released the statement this morning, and assured triple j news that the announcement was not an April Fools Day joke.
“Due to unexpected timing requirements to finish his highly anticipated new studio album, scheduled for a 2014 release, Kanye West regretfully announces the postponement of his upcoming tour dates in Australia,” the statement read.
“The tour dates originally scheduled from May 2 to May 11, 2014 will now be played from September 5 to September 15, 2014. All tickets for the initially scheduled shows will be honoured for the new dates.”
New Yeezus Tour Dates
Perth Arena – Friday September 5
Adelaide Entertainment Centre – Sunday September 7
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne – Tuesday September 9 & Wednesday September 10
Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney – Friday September 12 & Saturday September 13
Brisbane Entertainment Centre – Monday September 15