Asake has reacted to the news of a fan’s death at his 02 Brixton Academy event on December 15, 2022.
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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported the death of a woman, Rebecca Ikumelo, in the early hours of today after receiving injuries during the 02 Brixton Academy crush, which took place at the venue during Asake’s ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’ show.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, expressed his sadness at the news, adding that it is “heartbreaking.”
“essential that the investigation into what transpired concludes as quickly as feasible”
The singer himself, Asake, has responded to the news of the death of a fan of his in an official statement he shared on his social media platform today as well.
The singer described how devasted he was about the news and urged people who had also been present and had valuable information that could help with the investigation to speak up and help in anyway they possibly can.
It was also reported that two people are currently in critical condition as investigations are still ongoing to determine what had happened and why it happened.
Read his full statement below: