Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 18 November 2019

Skylar Grey explores Abu Dhabi ahead of Eminem concert

The support act for tonight's Yas Island concert visited Abu Dhabi’s Zaya Nurai island, went dune bashing and gushed over goats at a local farm

US singer and songwriter Skylar Grey has been exploring Abu Dhabi ahead of her performance supporting Eminem at his Yas Island gig tonight. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)
US singer and songwriter Skylar Grey has been exploring Abu Dhabi ahead of her performance supporting Eminem at his Yas Island gig tonight. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)

Ahead of her performance as Eminem’s support act at the rapper’s du Arena concert on Yas Island tonight, Skylar Grey has been busy enjoying Abu Dhabi.

The singer, who has collaborated with Eminem on many tracks including Love The way You Lie and Walk On Water, has been soaking up the sun on Zaya Nurai island.

Grey’s Instagram story shows her fiancé Elliott Taylor and a friend taking it in turns to leap in to the Arabian Gulf from the boardwalk at Zaya Nurai Island.

Skylar Grey spent time soaking up the sun at Abu Dhabi's Zaya Nurai island ahead of being the support act at the Eminem concert on Yas Island tonight. Courtesy Al Barari
Skylar Grey spent time soaking up the sun at Abu Dhabi's Zaya Nurai island ahead of being the support act at the Eminem concert on Yas Island tonight. Courtesy Al Barari

Taylor’s Instagram story was also filled with Abu Dhabi shots, one of which captured Grey lounging by a private pool and overlooking the ocean at one of the island’s villas.

Skylar Grey and her fiance got stuck in the Abu Dhabi sanddunes. Courtesy Instagram / elliott__taylor/
Skylar Grey and her fiance got stuck in the Abu Dhabi sanddunes. Courtesy Instagram / elliott__taylor/

Later, Grey and her entourage headed to a farm where the singer could be heard gushing over cute goats. The group also went dune bashing where they suffered a fate that is relatively common in this region — getting stuck in the sand.

The Nissan Patrol that the singer was travelling in became stuck in the dunes and Taylor helped the driver to scoop piles of sand out of its path to dislodge it.

Skylar Grey tries on an abaya as she explores Abu Dhabi ahead of her performance at the Eminem concert on Yas Island tonight. Courtesy instagram.com/skylargrey
Skylar Grey tries on an abaya as she explores Abu Dhabi ahead of her performance at the Eminem concert on Yas Island tonight. Courtesy instagram.com/skylargrey

Other Instagram pictures show Grey wearing a black abaya as she stands atop some of the emirates’ sand dunes.

Grey will support Emimem as he puts on a big show for UAE fans tonight.

Venue doors open at 6.30pm for tonight's and fans are reminded to leave plenty of time for security checks before entering the venue.

The US-rapper last performed in Abu Dhabi at the Formula 1 after-race concerts seven years ago.

Updated: October 25, 2019 05:57 PM

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