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Chance The Rapper Pulls Out of Australian Music Festival Due to Illness

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By Whitney Vasquez

Chance The Rapper has canceled his performance at an Australian music festival 24 hours ahead of scheduling due to an illness.

The "Cross Me" singer was supposed to close out the Splendour in the Grass on Sunday night.

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The popular American rapper was one of the artists that highlighted the three day festival.

A message from Chance The Rapper's team read: "It is with great regret we announce that Chance The Rapper will not be coming to Australia to perform at Splendour in the Grass. Unfortunately, due to illness he is unable to fly."

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This is the third music festival he's dropped out of in the past several weeks.

Chance The Rapper left fans devastated last month when he canceled a string of shows in Europe.

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Splendour concertgoers are not happy about his last minute cancelation.

Several people with tickets are tweeting their disappointment over the news.

"Love Chance the Rapper & been looking for side shows for 4 months. His gig at Splendour came on and off his website all this time. Pretty weak effort as suspect he was never coming," one fan wrote.

"Can I pls see your medical certificate to confirm why you pulled out of splendour? I bought a ticket purely for you," tweeted another.

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Splendour In The Grass is offering Sunday single-day ticket holders refunds, but those who purchased the three day pass are out of luck.

Chance The Rapper's set has already been replaced with Australian hip hop band Hilltop Hoods.

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