Cocoa Tea apologises for absence from Best of the Best concert in Miami, Florida 2013
Reggae singer Cocoa Tea says he wants to apologise to his fans for his unavoidable absence from Sunday's Best of the Best concert in Miami, Florida.
Cocoa Tea was scheduled to perform alongside acts such as Beres Hammond, Sanchez, Cobra, Freddie McGregor, Elephant Man, Beenie Man and Konshens at the show that was held at Bayfront Park, Miami, Florida. However, he was unable to attend.
The singer said he heard talks that he took money for the show, and did not attend. But he says this was not the case.
"The promoters know that from two weeks ago that I didn't have the US work permit. I have a valid US visa but is B1/B2 and I couldn't go to the US to work without a work visa," he said.
He went on to explain that his work permit was approved in February and he had an interview date at the embassy in March, but "I needed a waiver on my work permit because of an incident in 1998 in Barbados where I was locked up for a spliff." As such, he said he has to wait until the waiver is approved before he can proceed.
Having accepted a deposit from the promoters of the event, Cocoa Tea says he is more than willing to do another show at another time.
"The reason I took the advance is cause I knew the work permit was in the process. It is a non-refundable binder of 50 per cent. So if you don't get to go to the show, you give them another date," he said.
"As long as I get my work permit, I will be ready to work for them another time. Is not like we tek people money and nuh go dem show."
Regretting his absence, Cocoa Tea says he wants to apologise to the patrons.
"I am very sorry to know that I didn't get to perform for them but it is not a fault of mine, is just a waiver situation," he said.
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