Stormzy has been announced as the new Saturday headliner for Longitude, with Chance The Rapper no longer appearing at the festival.
In a statement on Facebook, Longitude announced that Chance The Rapper would no longer being appearing at the festival, which takes place in Marlay Park in two weeks.
Organisers announced that Chance The Rapper would now be replaced by London-based rapper Stormzy as the headliner for the Saturday night of the three-day festival.
Longitude posted an image of Stormzy announcing him as the new Saturday headliner, saying: “Unfortunately Chance The Rapper is no longer able to perform at #Longitude2019. We are delighted to announce that Stormzy will headline the Saturday Night!!!”
Stormzy is best known for his genre-defining album Gang Signs and Prayer, which took home the 2018 Brit Award for Album of the Year, and the 2018 Ivor Novello award for Album of the Year also. He recently released a new single, Vossi Bop, the video for which has racked up over 35 million views on Youtube.
For more information on Longitude and to see this year’s line up, visit Longitude.ie.