There was an air of uncertainty leading up to the concert.
Fans took to Twitter to ask if anyone could confirm the Jersey girl would actually be performing in her largest home state show to date.
Openers mentioned SZA when discussing the tour on stage Friday; she has typically appeared as the final act before Kendrick throughout the nationwide run.
After Schoolboy Q’s surprisingly bombastic and effervescent set, the show went right into the main event: Kendrick Lamar.
At the time of publication, Live Nation deferred to SZA’s publicity team for an explanation, but emails were not returned.
As of Saturday morning, SZA has provided no explanation on social media pages, either.
Fans in the crowd of more than 20,000 were clearly disappointed to miss out on one of the biggest up-and-comers in R&B, wondering until the end where the heck she was.
Was her voice not strong enough this night to go on?