Reggae dancehall singer, Beenie Man cancelled his appearance at the Toronto OVO Fest yesterday. He was refused a Canadian visa after tests showed he had contracted the virus. The Jamaican native is currently running more tests as well as receiving treatment in his home country.
He shared a photo on his instagram page this morning with his fans:
Jah know…dah week ya deal wid me a way!! ⚠ No visa fi mi Canada show (I apologize again to my fans in case you haven’t seen the press release) ⚠ Zika Virus hol’ mi ⚠ The same Zika mosquito gi mi dengue. 😠 Blood test, injections, pills. Wi a hol firm still. Selassie a guide I n I right through so once mi have life me a give thanks. #Unstoppable
Beenie Man was set to perform at the event which was headlined by Canadian rapper, Drake and also featured Trinidad’s soca star Machel Montano.