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Olamide’s YBNL UK Concert gets shut down following Huge Turnout of Fans




Olamide held his highly anticipated YBNL concert last night in the UK and the venue was expected to hold about 5000 fans. The event was sold out weeks before the day and last night the concert had to shut down early after security officials could not contain the extra crowd.

According to reports, hundred other fans could not get into the venue and made things unruly outside.

Olamide was unable to give his close off performance and the security had no choice but to close the doors refusing an angry couple hundred fans
entry into the concert . Olamide said after the concert that although he was humbled at the record number of fans who came out to see him, he was still
disappointed at the fact that his fans didn’t get to witness the end of the show which he had prepared for months.

He posted on Snapchat:

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  1. Nath Ekanem

    October 10, 2016 at 10:19 am

    Olamide making hits since 1980, love the spirit, next time get a bigger venue

  2. Dami

    October 10, 2016 at 10:20 am

    There was madness both inside and outside. Some Boys started fighting wen olamide was performing . Like two minutes later a girl fainted right in the middle of the concert. The next thing I saw was olamide walking off and everybody was just standing there wondering whether the concert has ended or not. We didn’t even get a goodbye , thanks for coming. Man just walked off

  3. Marlvina

    October 10, 2016 at 10:23 am

    Hmm gbogbo bigz boy! Wow, they really had to end the show cus of the crowd outside even with the doors shut?

  4. Iris

    October 10, 2016 at 10:40 am

    If it had been David now he’d have said ‘When you’re big you’re big…So many people that my show got shut down. Baba God no ni.’

  5. Prince

    October 10, 2016 at 12:18 pm

    Owo bloh

  6. ?

    October 10, 2016 at 12:41 pm

    Is this what really happened, though. is this the real reason the event was shut down? hnmmmn

  7. gboromiro

    October 10, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    Why oversell tickets when you know the capacity of the event center?

  8. Bolanle

    October 10, 2016 at 4:15 pm

    Why the lies abegiiii!!!!! The show didnt got locked off. Your promoter (yes you Smade) cant tell me he didnt know London Apollo finishes at 11pm. Olamide literally performed for less than 15mins. Wasted so much time with yeye supporting acts. Security my foot! Didn’t burnaboy performed lastweekend there and his show was soldout also???? So all these show getting locked off is a big lie the least yall can do is to apologised.

    • [email protected]

      October 12, 2016 at 11:29 am

      Bolanle ; your dead right, the show was not pulled and ran to time. i work at the venue and yes its a strict 2300 curfew for licensing purposes. the artist and promoter knew this at the beginning and the plug was pulled at 2302 as planned. the show wasnt sold out with small time promoters still selling tickets outside the venue till the end, and doors were closed because a couple of handful of badman wanted to ruin it for everyone and rush the doors so they were closed for that reason.

  9. MissyKissy

    October 11, 2016 at 8:20 am

    Bado abeg u for know say Lomdon Apollo shuts down at 11pm even if you’re Beyoncé..check ur promoters next time☝?️

    • MissyKissy

      October 11, 2016 at 8:21 am


  10. dude

    October 11, 2016 at 10:06 am

    I was at the show and WHY in the world would any right thinking promoter WASTE time on supporting acts?
    The fans ONLY came to see OLAMIDE and the YBNL crew, not sexy steel or pellar’s son etc, or some Dj. scratching to Rhianna
    When Mo’hits performed at the same venue 4 years , just like YBNL they had MORE than enough act to thrill the fans and enough hits to satisfy the fans, stupid supporting act, I’ve NEVER seen a concert where the HEADLINER only performs for 10mins..the whole UNKNOWN supporting act was a waste, even and as for timing at the venue, even ALMIGHTY ADELE’s show was stopped at 11 at the same venue.
    Sell TICKETS to the the venue’s capacity, this is NOT Nigeria where a venue can sit 100 and you sell 500 tickets, this is the UK where health n safety is afraid this might be the end to Nigerian acts/promoters using the 80+years old historic venue…
    an open park might be any promoter’s next options…which is sad..

  11. Linda Mwami

    October 11, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    You can’t just make some money from a yahoo deal and then jump and say you want to hold a concert! who you be?
    The concert started late so the venue closed the doors at the agreed time! Stop lying and saying the place was too packed, TELL THE TRUTH!
    Yes Olamide had a good turn out as we all know Yoruba people support their own, however the real reason for the drama was the
    Late start of the show and the incompetence of SMADE.

  12. WE lové Olamide

    October 14, 2016 at 5:09 am


  13. Trap richkid jr

    October 17, 2016 at 10:02 pm

    Olamide aka pepesneh #BLACKRULES
    … #for accepting his mistake nd saying
    …. #So sorry#….
    I think it’s Ok…. Fans

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