Injury Forces Childish Gambino to Postpone ‘This is America’ Tour

Childish Gambino performs at the IHeartRadio Music Festival (Credit: Deposit Photos)

Childish Gambino’s This Is America tour has been temporarily unplugged.

An injury forced the rapper, aka Emmy-winning actor Donald Glover, to postpone his tour, according to Live Nation.

“Under doctors’ orders, Childish Gambino has postponed his remaining This Is America Tour dates until later this year due to an injury,” Live Nation said in a statement Wednesday.

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Childish Gambino, who’s known for such hits as Redbone and This Is America, had been scheduled to perform at the Forum in Inglewood Wednesday when the show was pushed to a later date.

Live Nation didn’t offer details on the nature of the injury, but TMZ reported the rapper broke his foot during a concert in Dallas over the weekend. The website said the injury left him unable to complete the last 30 minutes of his set.

Childish Gambino will no longer perform at the Austin City Limits Music Festival next month, Live Nation said. Although he is expected to return to the stage for the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans on Oct. 27.

The hip-hop star’s This Is America tour kicked off at the Infinite Energy Arena outside Atlanta earlier this month. At one point during the show, Glover stunned fans when he said this would be Childish Gambino’s last “tour ever.”

There’s still time to catch one of his shows. The new tour dates are listed below:

Sun, December 2 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
Tues, December 4, 2018 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Fri, December 7, 2018 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Tue, December 11, 2018 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Wed, December 12, 2018 San Jose, CA SAP Center
Sat, December 15, 2018 Phoenix, AZ Gila River Arena
Sun, December 16, 2018 Los Angeles, CA The Forum (rescheduled from Sept 26)
Mon, December 17, 2018 Los Angeles, CA The Forum (rescheduled from Oct 3)