Just a day after he was hit in the face by a pyrotechnic during his set at Lollapalooza on Saturday, Lil Durk plans on taking a break to focus on his health.
Footage of the incident circulated on social media Saturday, showing the Chicago rapper walking through an on-stage explosion. After getting struck in the face by smoke, Durk stumbled backwards, before pausing his performance to wipe his eyes.
Lil Durk got hit in the face by a stage explosion during his set at Lollapalooza pic.twitter.com/GSTBWbW8Un— No Jumper (@nojumper) July 31, 2022
On Sunday afternoon, Lil Durk took to Instagram to share an update on his situation. Alongside a photo of himself in the hospital with a bandage covering one of his eyes, Durkio announced plans to take a break to focus on his health.
“Due to the incident that happened at Lollapalooza in Chicago on stage, I’ma take a break & focus on my health,” Durk wrote. “I finished my performance yesterday for my fans. Appreciate y’all.”
Saturday marked day three of Lollapalooza at Chicago’s Grant Park. Alongside Durk, this year’s festival included headlining performances from Lil Baby, J Cole, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Metallica, Green Day, Machine Gun Kelly, and Kygo. Also appearing at the festival were Big Sean, the Kid Laroi, Denzel Curry, Cordae, Jazmine Sullivan, Don Toliver, YG, Willow, Teezo Touchdown, Baby Tate, Coi Leray, Tinashe, Dominic Fike, and more.