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Ludacris fans in Alaska will have to wait an extra day to see the rapper in light of a personal matter that has delayed an upcoming performance.

The show, originally scheduled for Friday (Dec. 18) at the George M. Sullivan Sports Arena in Anchorage, will now be held on Saturday (Dec. 19).

A release from SMG, the company that operates the venue, attributed the delay to an unspecified family emergency.

An unnamed representative for Ludacris confirmed the cancellation while expressing the rapper’s reluctance in missing the show.

“While we hate to disappoint fans, this change was necessary to accommodate a family emergency,” the representative stated in the SMG release without giving further details. “Rest assured that his performance will be worth the one-day wait.”

Tickets purchased for the Ludacris performance will be honored on Saturday, reports, adding that addtional tickets are still available for the show.

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