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Rick Ross' concert Oct. 23 at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre postponed

October 19, 2011 |  4:21 pm

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Rick Ross’ concert scheduled for Sunday at L.A.’s Nokia Theatre is being pushed into next year to allow the rapper time to fully recover from seizures he experienced recently.

The show, which also was to have included performances by Busta Rhymes, Y.G., Jayo Felony, Eric Bellinger, Pure and other guests, has been rescheduled for Jan.  13. Tickets for Sunday’s show will be honored on the new date.

Ross suffered two seizures last week while traveling through the South to other stops on the tour, and he had to make emergency landings in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Birmingham, Ala., after experiencing seizures during both flights. No cause for the seizures was immediately found.

“We truly want Rick Ross to be at 110% so that he is able to offer fans a once-in-a-lifetime show,” said a statement issued Wednesday by Tru Royalty Entertainment, co-promoter of the show with Clear Channel. “His healthy recovery is our main concern, and we have worked with management to ensure the new date gives Rick Ross enough time to recoup.”


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Photo: Rick Ross performs at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine in August. Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times.