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Azealia Banks axes Glastonbury set

Rapper Azealia Banks has pulled out of her slot at Britain's Glastonbury Festival.

The hip-hop star had been due to take to the stage at the iconic music event in Somerset, England on Saturday (27Jun15), but organizers have announced she has now axed her performance.


No reason was given for the cancellation, but she will be replaced on the bill by Irish rockers The Strypes.


A statement from Glastonbury bosses reads, "Azealia Banks has had to pull out of her Saturday Other Stage performance. She will be replaced by The Strypes."


The festival kicked off on Friday morning (26Jun15) with a surprise performance by British rockers The Charlatans.