We weren't expecting this!
It's official though, Kendrick Lamar will no longer be performing at the Formula 1 Yasalam after-race concert on November 24. In his place, organisers Flash Entertainment have managed to rope in J. Cole for the night.
According to promoters, Lamar cited personal reasons for his cancellation reports Gulf News. There are still a number of performances to look forward to if you're bummed about Kendrick!
Calvin Harris will take the stage on Thursday, November 23, and Mumford & Sons and Pink are also slated to perform, on November 25 and November 26 respectively.