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Fantasia Barrino cancels Cincinnati Music Festival performance, Tamar Braxton to replace

Fantasia Barrino cancels Cincinnati Music Festival performance, Tamar Braxton to replace

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Common, Jill Scott, Walk the Moon, and more. Cincinnati turns into Music City this week with plenty of big acts taking the stage.

Fantasia Barrino announced via Twitter on Thursday that she would be canceling her Cincinnati Music Festival performance due to illness. Tamar Braxton will replace her in the lineup.

Fantasia was slated to perform on Friday, July 27 alongside acts including Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men and more at Paul Brown Stadium.

In her tweet, Fantasia said she had been advised not to travel "to avoid unnecessary strain" ; on her body and voice.

Fantasia's full tweet:

"Cincinnati, so sorry to announce that I'm no longer performing at the Cincinnati Music Fest tomorrow night. I've fallen ill and have been advised not to travel to avoid unnecessary strain on my body and voice. Nothing brings me greater joy than performing and I hate disappointing my fans. Thank you CMF for your support and I know you guys will have an amazing show. I love y'all and see you soon."

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