Land of the free, home of the brave: America’s slogan. But at what cost is this freedom if we can’t give the people the music that they want? This question tolled among thousands of fans when Skepta’s visa was denied last April. One year later he’s back with his “Banned from America” tour. It was unclear why his visa was denied, though he is not the first artist to encounter problems with coming into the U.S. Giggs is permanently banned but still landed a spot on Drake’s new album More Life. No one can keep the UK mandem down.
Skepta kicked off his tour at Coachella in Indio, California. He’ll be touring in places like Chicago, New York, Philly and DC. He’ll also be throwing down at Bonaroo festival and closing out Lollapalooza before making a cameo in Portugal, then heading home to the UK.
Looks like Skepta’s made moves in all the right directions. Keep on the lookout, he’ll soon be performing in a town near you.
-Written by LadyRox