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Keith Sweat's upcoming concert in Nairobi, Kenya has been cancelled due to safety concerns.
After the terror attack and siege of a shopping mall, organizers decided to cancel the show, MSN reports.
Armed Islamist militants raided the Westgate mall, killing at least 67 people and injuring others. The death toll is expected to rise. The shoppers were held hostage for four days before the situation was under control.
Sweat was scheduled to perform Oct. 5 at the Carnivore grounds in Nairobi.
"We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused by the unexpected news. This is especially to all Keith Sweat fans and everyone who supported us. We are all shaken by the events of the past weekend and we deemed it best to postpone the concert as the country mourns," spokesperson Martin Mulwa said.
Nina Ogot, an Afro-fusion singer, was also scheduled to open Sweat's concert. She spoke to The Star about her excitement for the show before it was cancelled.
"Wow! It's definitely an honour for me. Keith Sweat is that musical American RnB icon we all listened to and admired in our late teens. To meet him and to be the only exclusive Kenyan act for his show is fabulous!" she said.
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