Beenie Man Contracts Zika Virus, Misses Drake’s OVO Fest
Grammy award-winning Jamaican reggae dancehall recording artiste, Beenie Man has confirmed he contracted Zika Virus – a deadly mosquito-borne disease.
Beenie was expected to headline Drake’s OVO Festival this weekend, but was denied the Canadian visa due to his current state of health.
The Jamaican artiste apologised to his fans who’d expect him to perform at the fest, saying; “Jah know…dah week ya deal wid me a way!! ⚠ No visa fi mi Canada show (I apologize again to my fans in case you haven’t seen the press release) ⚠ Zika Virus hol’ mi ⚠ .”
Beenie further revealed that the same mosquito that gave him Zika virus infected him with dangue fever. “The same Zika mosquito gi mi dengue.”
“😠 Blood test, injections, pills. Wi a hol firm still. Selassie a guide I n I right through so once mi have life me a give thanks. #Unstoppable,” he said in anticipation of quick recovery.