September 26, 2008 18:38

Busta Rhymes wins legal bid to perform in London

US rapper will headline a charity concert tonight (Sept 26)

Busta Rhymes wins legal bid to perform in London
Busta Rhymes has won a legal bid to perform at a charity concert in London tonight (September 26) after being detained at an airport in the UK capital for nearly 12 hours.

The American rapper had been detained at City Airport for "unresolved convictions in the USA", but the London High Court ruled in his favour at the hearing today, less than two hours before the Orange Rockcorps gig was set to begin at Royal Albert Hall.

"We are over the moon that Busta Rhymes will be able to play the Orange Rockcorps show tonight as planned in front of 5,000 young people who have volunteered four hours of their time to community projects," a Rockcorps spokeswoman told the Associated Press.

Also performing at the show tonight are The Automatic and John Legend.

--By our Los Angeles staff.
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