Why Basket Mouth’s US tour was cancelled

A four- city comedy tour featuring two of Nigeria’s finest comedians, Basket Mouth and I Go Dye came to an abrupt end after the duo toured two of the four cities. trend’tainment gathered that the two comedians bailed on the organizers because they were not impressed on the financial returns the show was producing.

“The Dallas and Houston shows were quite impressive, but the Comedians were not satisfied with the money they made at those shows. During the tour, they were informed of  an offer to perform for N1.5 m Naira and booked the next available flight to Nigeria leaving the organizers who had already booked tickets in anticipation for the show in Atlanta highly disappointed,” says the source. All attempts by organizers to persuade the comedians to conclude the tour fell on deaf ears.

Meanwhile Basket Mouth is currently getting set to thrill his fans at the third edition his annual stand-up comedy show tagged Basket Mouth Uncensored. This year’s showcase will be a two-day event, which  is scheduled for the 30th and 31st of May. The event will also feature musical acts like Tuface Idibia, Faze, and Nigeria’s rave-of-the-moment, 9ice, among others.


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