Lady Sovereign reacts to criticism of Brooklyn show

Rapper says she must have looked stupid

Lady Sovereign has commented on her recent set at Brooklyn venue Studio B during which she played just two songs before storming off the stage.

The rapper was set to perform a set at 1.30am following her support slot with Gwen Stefani at PNC Bank Arts Centre, New Jersey but came onstage two hours late at 3.30am after her tour bus reportedly broke down.

During the set Lady Sovereign made several negative comments about the small size of the crowd, admitted that she was just doing the show for the money and that she was tired of playing her songs. She stormed off stage after two songs saying she didn’t care if she got paid.

Advertisement

In a statement released today, she said “I know how stupid i must have looked on Friday, I was tired and not in the mood, having a bad day. But that’s no excuse for letting fans down, I’m sorry to those that were at Studio B to see me”.

Lady Sovereign will return to New York for a performance on July 7, at the opening night of Spiegeltent.

–By our New York staff.

Find out more about NME.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Eminem: ‘Music To Be Murdered By’ review: shock rapper continues to grow old disgracefully

To avoid fainting, keep repeating: "it's only an album, only an album, only an album...".

The 1975 return to their roots on the devastatingly sincere ‘Me and You Together Song’ 

The band's latest is a return to their shimmering early material

Wolf Alice to “start recording new album next month,” says label manager

“I feel like this is going to be a great expression"
Advertisement