Young M.A replaces Rich the Kid in Spring Fest lineup

SA adds New York rapper to lineup day before show due to 'unforeseen circumstances'

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Young M.A is replacing Rich the Kid in Saturday’s Spring Fest lineup, according to a Student Association press release.

SA announced the lineup change in a press release Friday, the day before the show. The release read that Rich the Kid will not be performing due to “unforeseen circumstances.”

New York rapper and new opener Young M.A is best known for her triple-platinum single “Ooouuu.” She previously opened for Beyonce and appeared in Forbes’ 30 Under 30. Her debut EP “Herstory” cracked the Billboard 200 in 2017 and “Ooouuu” peaked at No. 19 on the Hot 100.

Rappers Lil Baby, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and singer Kiana Ledé will be performing alongside M.A on Saturday in Alumni Arena. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the show beginning at 6:45 p.m.

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