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Video of the End of Lady Sovereign's Aborted El Rey Show

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Concert-goers at the Lady Sovereign gig at the El Rey on Wednesday experienced some excitement they weren't expecting when the plucky Brit cut the show short due to a nasty cold. After only performing four and a half tunes, Lady Sovereign, who had been fighting the effects of a chest infection, sat down on the drum riser and burst into tears in defeat, and was soon led off the stage.

Although disappointed, the crowd was understanding and applauded even as she exited.

Lady Sovereign, whom many describe as a female Eminem, entered the US charts at #48 with her new CD, "Public Warning", and promised to return to LA next month after her tour is over.

Tickets to Wednesday's show will be honored for the rescheduled date.

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