East London rapper, J Hus, has been confirmed to make an exclusive headline slot, and his only festival appearance, at this year’s Lovebox festival. The British rapper completes this year’s festival and will be taking to the main stage, at the Lovebox festival, on the 12th of July 2019. The two-day festival will be returning to Gunnersbury Park, between the 12th and 13th of July 2019.
The announcement comes after the rapper was released early from prison after being sentenced to eight months in prison, in December 2018, after he was caught with a knife, at the Westerfield Shopping Centre, in East London. The rapper’s early release, come after he severed less than half of his sentence.
His upcoming appearance at the festival, will mark his second live appearance since he was released from prison. It comes after he made his public debut onstage with Drake at his ‘Assassination Vacation Tour’, at the O2 Arena, in London, on the 5th of April 2019. It is not known when J Hus was released from prison – but it has been suggested it could have been the same day as his appearance at Drake’s week long, O2 residency.
The rapper rose to prominence with the release of his mixtape, ‘The 15th Day’, in 2015, which featured one of his breakthrough track, ‘Dem Boy Paigon’. Two years later, in 2017, he followed his 2015 mixtape with his debut album, ‘Common Sense’, which broke the UK top 10 and secured his biggest single to-date, ‘Did You See’.
J Hus will be making his only UK festival appearance at Lovebox, this year, and will be joining fellow headliners Chance The Rapper, Solange, Giggs, and 2 Chains. The following the names are also on the electric bill and joining the stellar headliners is Four Tet, Brockhampton, Cypress Hill, Loyle Carner, H.E.R., Action Bronson, Kaytranada, Annie Mac, Solomun, Green Velvet, Patrick Topping, Guy Gerber, Fisher, David Rodigan and The Outlook Orchestra, and FKJ.
Did You See
London’s very own @Jhus joins #Lovebox19 Friday on the Main Stage for a UK Festival Exclusive
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Among the other names on this year’s impressive bill for Lovebox 2019 is Lizzo; Slowthai; Robert Hood presents Floorplan (Live); Charlotte de Witte; Krystal Klear; Jayda G; Ross From Friends; Children of Zeus; Places+Faces Takeover ft Plus Sounds, Buddy; Suspect and more; Cupcakke; Adriatique; Mason Maynard; Patrice Baumel; Paul Johnson; Tion Wayne; Kettama; Prospa; Alex Virgo; Eli Brown; VanJess; Big Miz; and Sally C.
Since its creation in 2002, Lovebox has developed a reputation for attracting some of today’s biggest and hottest names in the industry, with the current line-up no different. Featuring some of the biggest names today such as Chance The Rapper, Brockhampton, as well as some of today’s hottest rising stars like Lizzo and Slowthai.