Lil Dirk was hit in the face by pyrotechnics during the set of Lollapalooza.
The ‘Backdoor’ hitmaker has told fans he plans to “take a break” from music to “focus” [his] health” after being injured during his performance at the Chicago festival on Saturday (30.07.22).
Footage circulating online showed the rapper performing ‘Back in Blood’ when he accidentally ran into a pyrotechnic cannon and two blasts of smoke exploded in his face.
The song was paused as Dirk stumbled across the back with his T-shirt on while crew members approached his colleague, but he eventually decided to continue performing.
After a brief pause, he can be heard saying: “F*** it, no more smoke, let’s do it.”
And now, the 29-year-old star has shared a picture of herself sitting in a hospital bed with a patch on her eye.
He captioned the Instagram post: “Due to the onstage incident at Lollapalooza, Chicago, I take a break and focus on my health. I just finished my performance for my fans yesterday. Appreciate you all [blue heart emoji] (sic)”
No official announcement has yet been made about whether Dirk plans to delay any of his upcoming performances as he is currently in Boston on August 13, before beginning his ‘7220 Deluxe’ tour in September. are going to perform.
The weekend before Lollapalooza, Dirk performed at the Rolling Loud Festival and stunned Miami crowds when he brought Kanye West out to perform with him after the “Stronger” hitmaker — who legally changed his name to Yeh The title was dropped from the Miami event.
Kanye stepped out with black paint on his face and a pair of eye-covering shades, and performed “Father Stretch My Hands Pt.” Fans ran through other stages to try to catch a glimpse of the star, as fans from her ‘Life of Pablo’ album look at the 1st.