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Jay-Z And Rihanna To Headline London Olympics Music Fest

by Andrew Tijs on April 27, 2012

in Live,News

Jay-Z and Rihanna join scores of other artists to perform in the lead up to, and during, the London Olympics.

Rihanna. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.

Rihanna. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.

Business Week report that the organisers of the Olympics Cultural Festival announced a massive line-up of cultural activities in a press conference.

First up, they revealed the BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend musical festival, which will host Jay-Z, Rihanna, Florence + the Machine, Jack White, David Guetta, and Tinie Tempah.

There will also be a host of arts events during the Olympics in London, including Stephen Fry and Tim Minchin, Shakespearean performances, dance from the Royal Ballet, a Yoko Ono exhibition, jazz tributes and much more.

The Hackney Weekend will take place a month before the Olympics begin, on June 23 and 24.

Check out our chat with performer and electro-hip-hop star Tinie Tempah below.

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