Wireless Festival 2017

at Finsbury Park, London
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Featuring

Skepta

Skepta appearing at this event

North London MC, producer, DJ and runner of the 'Boy Better Know' grime label. As a rapper and MC, Skepta aims to make grime music for the masses! A veteran of the U.K. grime scene, MC, producer, and record-label owner Skepta was influential in the genre's shift from the underground to the pop charts, as well as its creative and commercial resurgence during the mid-2010s. Born Joseph Junior Adenuga to Nigerian parents, Skepta moved to Tottenham with his family at the age of three. Inspired by both US and UK hip-hop, he started his music career appearing on the pirate radio circuit and performing at various MC battles. In 2005, he formed the grime label Boy Better Know with brother J.M.E. and Wiley, and a year later joined East London collective Roll Deep, although he left the following year to concentrate on Boy Better Know and his solo career.

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Travis Scott

Travis Scott appearing at this event

Like the wildest rollercoaster imaginable, Missouri City, Texas-born and Los Angeles-based multiplatinum iconoclast Travis Scott flips popular music, culture, and fashion upside down. Bathed in bright lights, scents of carnival pleasures, and the climactic screams of millions worldwide, his third full-length album, ASTROWORLD [Cactus Jack Records/Epic Records], opened as the undisputed, undeniable, and ultimate musical attraction of 2018 catapulting it to #1 on the Billboard Top 200. Acclaimed by Pitchfork, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, and more and gracing the cover of GQ, this takeover paved the way for his second MTV VMA performance, ASTROWORLD Festival in Houston, and a gargantuan arena tour in 2019. The Houston rapper’s live shows have become the stuff of a legend with Billboard writing, 'Travis Scott’s penchant for raging, off-the-wall live shows have become an essential part of his career'.

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Rae Sremmurd

Rae Sremmurd appearing at this event

Rae Sremmurd is an American hip hop duo, composed of two brothers, Khalif 'Swae Lee' Brown and Aaquil 'Slim Jimmy' Brown, best known for their platinum singles 'No Flex Zone' and 'No Type',

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Young Thug

Unlikely Rap hero who has collaborated with Jamie xx. Expect a barrage of hits that prove impossible not to shout along to.

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Sean Paul

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Sean Paul is undeniably one of the most instantly recognisable and popular voices in music since bursting onto the scene in 2000 and has continued his remarkable strike rate over recent years with a string of hits. This includes Cheap Thrills by Sia feat. Sean Paul, which has racked up 285million streams on Spotify and 1.3million sales on iTunes, as well as reaching No.1 in the US chart and over 14 other countries across the globe, and No.2 in the UK chart (staying in the chart for a total of 23 weeks). The song ‘Rockabye’, by Clean Bandit feat. Sean Paul and Anne-Marie, spent nine consecutive weeks at No.1 in the UK singles chart and has been streamed 838million times on Spotify. Make My Love Go by Jay Sean feat. Sean Paul has had 91million streams on Spotify, while Hair by Little Mix feat. Sean Paul has had 84million streams and Paradise by Matoma and Sean Paul, 40million streams. In 2002, the album Dutty Rock (fueled by the massive hit singles Gimme The Light and Get Busy) went double Platinum in the UK and US with worldwide sales of over 3.4million, while 2006’s album titled Temperature reached x4 Platinum in the US with sales of over 4million. His most recent release is 2018's Mad Love The Prequel. Over the span of his career, Sean Paul has worked with some of the world’s biggest artists including Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Busta Rhymes, Sia, Kelly Rowland, Enrique Iglesias, Dua Lipa, 2Chainz and Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley. Aside from being a top performer, Sean Paul is a much sought-after music producer and has created music with several top Jamaican artists.

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Lil Yachty

Lil Yachty appearing at this event

Miles Parks McCollum, better known by his stage name Lil Yachty, is an American hip hop recording artist. Yachty first gained recognition in August 2015 for his singles "One Night" and "Minnesota" from his debut EP Summer Songs.

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Wiley

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One of the founders of grime, Wiley is grime music's most famous and best loved artist, influencing all those young artists who are coming through on the scene. Mixing an electronic beat with a kicking hip hop beat, Wiley is an MC and a producer, which is really telling in his musical style and arrangements.

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Section Boyz

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Section Boyz are a South London Based UK Rap collective, part of the Squeeze 4 P$ Conglomerate. They began rapping from a very early age on the Whitehorse estate in Croydon. Since then they have gone on to win a MOBO award, taking the crown of 2015's Best Newcomer.

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Yungen

Yungen appearing at this event

Hailing from South London comes fresh faced, exciting rapper Yungen. Currently heralded as one of the most exciting and talented young rappers from the underground, Yungen embarks on his journey to keep wowing listeners with his catchy punchlines, real lyrical ability, and his hunger to push his music to all shores of the UK.

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MoStack

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Rising from the streets of North London, MoStack is one of the country’s most hotly-tipped newcomers to the urban music scene. Having graced the stage with some of the UK’s hottest artists, including Sneakbo, J Hus and Tinie Tempah, MoStack is quickly making a name for himself thanks to his unique flows, imagination, stylish charisma and creative visuals.

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Cadet

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Cadet was a rapper / grime artist from south London who strived to represent honesty and realness in all that he wrote. He died in a car crash in February 2019 at the age of 28.

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Jez Dior

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A Los Angeles based hiphop artist.

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The Age Of L.U.N.A.

The Age Of L.U.N.A. are a foursome from north London comprised of rappers Butch Arkas and Kyoto Noir, vocalist Danielle Thomas and producer NK-OK. Drawing influence from Fela Kuti to A Tribe Called Quest and Erykah Badu to Tears For Fears, Age of LUNA offer a unique blend of honest, daisy age relatable lyrics, soulful vocals set alongside a production sound that’s built from live instrumentation.

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Big Tobz

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From the serenading tones of Nigerian folk music, with its melodic symphonies, to the emphatic rhythmic patterns of Jamaican reggae, Big Tobz grew up with a diverse mix of musical culture in his home. His later influences grew from listening to artists such as 50 cent, ludacris, and Nas to name but a few, and also UK Grime artists such as Ghetto, Kano and Wiley. As the scene developed and gave way to a succession of new uk rap artists such as Giggs and Krept & Konan, Tobz gained inspiration from the emerging scene and started to take his rapping seriously.

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DJ Charlesy

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Tim Westwood

Tim Westwood appearing at this event

Top DJ and hip-hop pioneer who started his career by co-founding LWR Kiss FM before moving to Capital FM in 1987. Westwood is also an active club DJ and promoter.

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Also Appearing

Dave, Young T & Bugsey

Finsbury Park

  • 14 Blackstock Road
  • London
  • N4 2DW
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