D’Banj, Ice Prince, Tinie Tempah, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Rihanna, Rita Ora, Jessie J, Emelie Sande and many more…Rock the crowd at BBC Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend
On the weekend of June 23rd -24th a jam packed selection of A-list music stars wowed London on what proved to be a spectacular 48-hour live music event. The free music festival organised by BBC Radio 1 attracted over 100,000 people, to east London’s Hackney Marshes.
The event featured a mixture of 100+ international and UK artists who performed across six different stages. The incredible line-up of artists included Jay-Z, who headlined the festival alongside Kanye West bringing together an absolutely amazing performance. Fellow artist Rihanna was also present as well as an impressive list of other major artists such as Nigeria’s own D’Banj and Ice Prince, Tine Tempah, Jessie J, Nicki Minaj, Rita Ora, Emelie Sande, Trey Songz, Sean Paul, Leona Lewis, Will.i.am, Sean Paul, Gyptian, Taio Cruz, B.o.B, Labrinth, Dizzee Rascal and many more…
Check out our selection of highlights from London’s biggest weekend!!
Words: Adeola Idowu
Photo Credits: BBC Pictures