Busta Rhymes to perform at Bestival 2014

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 10 February 2014
Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes has been confirmed to play at Bestival this year, alongside Foals, Beck, Disclosure, Laura Mvula, Major Lazer and London Grammar

Busta Rhymes is set to perform at Bestival this year.

The hip-hop star will mark his first appearance at a UK festival this September when he joins the main stage line-up at the event, which takes place in the Isle of Wight, England.

Festival organiser Rob da Bank said: "Woo hah people! Yes it's true, Busta Rhymes has got you all in check and he's coming to Bestival for his first ever UK festi appearance!

"I'm such a Busta fan and it's amazing not just to see him back in the charts with another banger with 'Thank You' but also to know he's getting on the ferry and bringing it to Bestival!"

The 41-year-old rapper - who has been nominated for 11 Grammy awards in the past - will be playing some unreleased material ahead of the launch of his forthcoming album 'Extinction Level Event 2'.

Busta will play his set in the slot before the headliners, but it has not yet been announced what day he will be performing.

Meanwhile, OutKast have been named as the first headliners for this year's themed Desert Island Disco event, with Foals, Beck, Disclosure, Laura Mvula, Major Lazer and London Grammar also taking to the stage over the weekend.

More acts are due to be announced in coming months.

Bestival will take place between September 4-7.


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