Gambino is “not confident of being able to perform at his full capacity and deliver the shows he had been planning,” the statement reads. The artist issued his own message: “I’m not ready to put on 100% shows. apologies to the fans. i will be back soon.”
Gambino's Billboard Hot 100 leader “This Is America” (Liberator) also scaled the summit of Australia’s chart earlier this year for his first No. 1 in these parts.
The performer already scrapped a bunch of dates in the U.S. after hurting himself on stage at Dallas’ American Airlines Center, with some observers suggesting he may have aggravated a preexisting injury. Fam Rothstein, co-principal of the creative collective Wolf + Rothstein, a partnership with Glover and Chad "The Wolf" Taylor, took to Twitter at the time to assure fans the dates were "postponed, not cancelled," and that Glover “played through the pain, but has to sit some dates out. Back before the year's over.”