Wizkid Fans Violate O2 Arena Security to Break into Gig


Fans of Nigerian singer Wizkid have violated security at o2 Arena on Sunday night, breaking into his concert. VideosVideos posted to social media showed a stream of people dodging security barriers and charging their way in.

The interpreter, who played on Drake One Dance’s number one hit, plays a three-night stand on the London site.

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A spokesperson said “a breach in the safety cordon at the arena entrance” and “a number of fans in the queue were able to enter the venue”.

‘Quickly contained’ -Wizkid O2 Arena

“The situation was quickly contained by staff and the incident resolved,” she added, in a statement given to the BBC on Monday.

“The venue is examining security procedures for the remaining shows this week and advises fans to arrive early for security checks tomorrow night and again on Wednesday.”

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The incident comes in the same month that questions are being asked about how 10 people were killed and hundreds injured following a crash at US rapper Travis Scott’s 

Astroworld Festival.

During Wizkid’s performance on Sunday-the first of a three- night- stage at the arena for the in- demand artist-he surprised suckers, by bringing out another American star, Chris Brown, to perform in the UK for the first time in a decade.

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The controversial artist received five years probation and a community service order for assaulting his then-girlfriend, Rihanna, in 2009.

In 2017, another previous girlfriend – actress and model Karrueche Tran – was granted a five-year restraining order against him.