It looks like Big Sean's Unfriendly Reminder Tour is on hold. After announcing the tour dates earlier this month, the Detroit rapper has decided to postpone the jaunt in favor of focusing on new music.

On Sunday night (Feb. 25), a number of ticket vendors reportedly started emailing people who had purchased tickets and notifying them of the new development. The correspondence included a statement from the rapper. “To all my fans," it starts. "I’ve been in a deep creative space and decided I need to stay focused in the studio – so unfortunately, I am postponing my upcoming tour. I learned in life you have to follow your intuition – I hope you do the same. Thank you for your continued love and support. It means the world to me. Trust, we are working on something special for you all.”

The 31-city tour, which was slated to feature Playboi Carti, Shy Glizzy and Gashi as special guests, was set to kick off on April 12 in Orlando, Fla., and feature stops in Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Seattle, Minneapolis, Atlanta, New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Cleveland, Ohio and more, before wrapping up on June 3 in Toronto, Canada.

The timing may come as a surprise, but not the intent. In January, the G.O.O.D. Music MC teased a new album was on the way. "Getting ready to drop an album that I've been waiting my whole life to drop," Sean told E! News at the 2018 Grammy Awards. "I'm going on tour, that's what I'm super excited about."

It looks like the motivation to put out a new album made him change his mind.

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