Friday, 25 May 2012
Iceprince Joins LineUp For BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend
Nigerian rapper Ice prince will be joining the likes of Jay Z, Rihanna, Nas, Wretch 32 and Dbanj to grace the biggest ever free ticketed event in London BBC Radio 1 Hackney weekend to perform his smash hit single Magician with Gyptian in June 2012.
The Hackney weekender which will be the highlight of the London 2012 festival will take place on the 23-24 June 2012 featuring six stages and over 80 international and UK acts. Being the first Afrobeats artist to have his debut single (Oleku) play listed on BBC radio 1xtra, Ice Prince will be will be performing on the 1xtra stage headlined by Nas.
Ice Prince commented: “To be given the opportunity to perform on such a stage with some of my icons is exciting and a blessing. I feel very privileged and definitely looking forward to performing with Gyptian.”
Having signed to the award winning music label Chocolate City Music, home to some of the biggest musicians in Africa: M.I, Jesse Jagz and Brymo in 2008, Ice Prince has gone on to achieve so much in his career and till date, he is by far one of most celebrated African artists.