Jay-Z has been announced as the final headliner on the main stage at this years O2 Wireless Festival in Hyde Park this July.
Riding on the success of the critically acclaimed American Gangster, his best album since 2001’s Blueprint, the newly married Jay Z is sure to be at his story telling best.
The self proclaimed God emcee brought East Coast hip-hop to the masses in the 90s winning seven Grammies and running Def Jam records as CEO in the meantime.
Also performing will be London-born super producer and collaborator Mark Ronson who will return home off the Internationally successful Back to Black album.
Hot Chip and Roisin Murphy will also be supporting Jay-Z on the main stage. Since 2006’s Over and Over Hot Chip have become one of the UK’s most exciting bands. Their current album Made in The Dark scored the band a top five hit in the UK album chart in February. Former Moloko singer Roisin Murphy is enjoying something of a renaissance and is sure to keep dance fans happy.
“The O2 Wireless Festival continues to go from strength to strength and this year’s line-up further cements its reputation as one of the UK’s top music events.” said Sally Cowdry, marketing director of O2 UK.
Wireless takes place July 3 – 6 and tickets are on sale now.
Other headliners for O2 Wireless are Morrissey (July 4), Fat Boy Slim (July 5) and Counting Crows (July 6) and support comes from artists including Beck, The National and Bootsy Collins.
Tickets available at Click here for information at o2wirelessfestival.co.uk