March 23, 2023


Kizz Daniel

The organisers of the Summer Amplified Show in Tanzania have arrested the Buga hit maker, Kizz Daniel, for failing to perform at the well-publicised show on Sunday night.

‘The Citizen’, a Tanzania publication, reports that the singer failed to show up at the Summer Amplified concert at the Warehouse Arena (formerly Next Door Arena) in Dar es Salaam.

A viral video on Twitter shows the vocalist wearing a dark hoodie while being accompanied into a Tanzanian police van.

Prior, the concert attendees organized a gentle dissent by tossing bottles at the unfilled stage in the wake of paying as much as $5000 and trusting that hours for the Singer will perform without any result.

The vocalist was accounted for to have shown up in the nation prior yet wouldn’t perform due to the inaccessibility of his garments.

Tanzania citizens got angry


According to ‘The Citizen, the event coordinator announced the singer’s arrival at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) a few hours before the event.

Fans of the singer were forced to wait until 6 a.m. for a live performance, but Kizz Daniel was absent.

Str8up Vibes, the occasion organizer, communicated their expressions of remorse in a proclamation on their Instagram on Monday morning.

The occasion coordinators communicated lament at the awful occurrence.

“We recognize that this has brought about dissatisfaction for our steadfast clients and long-term significant partners,” the assertion said.

It further noticed that it is making a proper move in dealing with the matter with meticulousness, guaranteeing fans that paid and went to that they will be dealt with.

Unverified reports say Kizz Daniel was missing in light of the fact that he failed to remember his sacks in Uganda and wouldn’t utilize anybody’s garments or purchase new ones.

Repeated disappointment

The singer, before Sunday, had been called out twice within a month over the abrupt cancellation of his shows.

On 7 July, he was first called out by fans for not showing up for over five hours to the Afronation US Classic tour sold-out concert in Maryland, USA, and also got called out again after he cancelled his concert on 20 July in Denver, USA.

The Buga hitmaker has not made any comment or post on any of his pages.


It is not the first time Nigerian artists have run-ins with the law in other African countries.

In December 2020, the authorities of another East African country, Uganda, charged Nigerian artists Omah Lay and Tems for reportedly violating COVID-19 regulations at a music event.

Ugandan authorities said the official charges against Tems and Omah Lay were for ‘Negligently doing acts likely to spread an infectious diseases C/S 171 of the Penal Code Act.

They were arrested after they performed at a sold-out music event.


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