Thursday, April 26, 2012

Roc News: Jay-Z is Set to Headline the Olympics Festival in London This June

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Jay will be headlining the popular music lineup for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The musical event will be part of the BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend 2012.  It will be held June 23-24 a month before the Games. 

“The London 2012 Festival will be the biggest cultural celebration in our lifetime,” said Royal Opera House Chief Executive Tony Hall.  Hall is the chair of the Cultural Olympiad board.

The U.K. Olympic committee is making the arts a key part of this year's summer Olympic Games, which run from July 27 to Aug. 12.
Jay won't be Roc Nation's only mega act headlining the event, Rihanna is also scheduled to perform at the event, as well. 
Other headliners of Hackney Weekend ,are Florence + the Machine, Jack White, David Guetta and Tinie Tempah.

--Princess Carter

Source: Rapradar, Bloomberg Business Week & @JZFan

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