Jidenna has made the decision to step away from his role as a supporting act throughout Janelle Monae’s Age of Pleasure Tour. The 38-year-old songwriter shared the news via Instagram on Wednesday, September 13.
“After much prayer and deliberation, I’ve decided to discontinue my performances on The Age of Pleasure Tour. I’ve experienced a tremendous amount of losses this year and I am tired,” he wrote.
“My spirit is heavy. My heart is constantly beating with anxiety. Under the circumstances, I’ve been unable to deliver the A1 show that I imagined for you. I sincerely apologize, for I know that I’ve let you down more than once this year with tour cancellations. Many of you made special arrangements, worked to save up the extra cash, or drove hundreds of miles to see me perform. I’m usually not one to break promises, but I cannot betray what my spirit is telling me. Please forgive me as I work through my sh*t.”
The tour’s leading performer, Janelle Monae, and thousands of fans were eager to offer support for the Me, You & God artist.
“I love you and I support you brother,” Janelle Monae wrote.
“Family for life. Fan for life.”