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Charles Bradley Diagnosed With Stomach Cancer, Cancels Concert Dates

Charles Bradley Performs In Berlin
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Soul and R&B singer Charles Bradley announced that he has been diagnosed with stomach cancer, and is canceling all of his upcoming tour dates with his band Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires as a result. Bradley whose musical talents were just featured on the soundtrack for Luke Cage — will be rescheduling the concerts following the proper time needed for treatment and recovery. Prior to this diagnosis, Bradley was forced to cancel a handful of shows in recent months because of a then-unknown illness. “I’m getting the best medical care and we are all extremely optimistic,” Bradley said in a statement. “I will fight through this like I’ve fought through the many other obstacles in my life. My upcoming tour dates will be postponed so I can concentrate on healing. Thank you all for understanding. Music is how I share my love with the world, and the love that my fans have given back brings me so much joy. I look forward to seeing your gorgeous faces soon, and to continue to share my love through music.” Hopefully he won’t stay away for too long. Get well soon, Charles.

Charles Bradley Diagnosed With Stomach Cancer