Chance the Rapper has pulled out of his Saturday headline slot at Longitude Festival next month but don't panic because he has been replaced by British grime star Stormzy.

The 26-year-old American rapper had been scheduled to perform at the Dublin-based music festival on July 6 bud had to cancel the slot.

The news was announced on the festival's official Twitter page on Friday.

They tweeted: "Unfortunately Chance The Rapper is no longer able to perform at #Longitude2019.

"We are delighted to announce that @Stormzy will headline the Saturday Night."

Chance the Rapper pulls out of Longitude

Longitude takes place at Dublin's Marlay Park from Friday July 5 to Sunday July 7.

A limited amount of weekend tickets were released on Friday.

A$AP Rocky will headline the Friday night, with Cardi B with Future closing the weekend.

There is more good Stormzy news as the rapper, who is headlining Glastonbury Festival this year, released his new single Crown on Friday.

The beautifully shot live video sees the grime artist performing at The Church Studio in London along with gospel singers.

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