Rinse FM | Born & Bred Festival announce the full lineup and arena split for their two-day event celebrating the sounds of London's dancefloors and airwaves, taking place at Haggerston Park in Shoreditch on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June 2016.
Amongst the new additions are two vital headline sets with outspoken vocalist Azealia Banks topping the bill for Sunday, plus Wiley alongside Slimzee joining Saturday's Main Stage programme following a storming comeback session for Rinse FM last month.
With full details now revealed Saturday's highlights include Main Stage performances from Atlanta rap star ILOVEMAKONNEN, Newham Generals & J Cush, The Square and Benga.
Renowned grime platform Lord of The Mics is at the foundation of London's grime culture. Led up by Boy Better Know's Jammer, they have supported some of the scene's biggest talents since the early days. For their stage at Rinse | Born & Bred they continue in this vein, pairing underground grime pioneers alongside some of the most exciting new acts including Ghetts, Lady Leshurr, P Money, Bugzy Malone, AJ Tracey, Logan Sama, Jammz and Sir Spyro and many more…
Regarded as the capital's premier Hip Hop collective, Livin' Proof will bring explosive party vibes to their arena at Rinse | Born & Bred with a headline set from Yungen plus new additions Mikill Pane and SK Vibemaker amongst a hot-bed of London's hip hop talents.
Heritage vs. London Some'ting will celebrate the city's soundsystem culture with a showdown of garage and Jungle's finest. Heritage, led up by seminal garage producers Scott Garcia & Sticky, collectively as Foundation have secured So Solid Crew's Lisa Maffia and Romeo to top their bill, with supporting sets from the likes of DJ Spoony, Wookie and Matt Jam Lamont.
London Some'ting, led up by original junglist DJ Ron, has assembled some of the scenes most incluential figures with Congo Natty, Randall, Jumpin Jack Frost, Kenny Ken and Brockie joining ranks.
Bringing a second helping of music to Haggerston Park on Sunday, Rinse | Born & Bred's Main Stage will be headlined by Azealia Banks, who recently self-released new track 'The Big Big Beat' produced by An Expresso.
A cornerstone of London's underground music scene, FWD>> is an essential platform pushing some of the most experimental electronic music. Their time at Plastic People is still cited by many as the birthplace for some of the UK's most groundbreaking acts in recent times. Still championing the most interesting fresh sounds, FWD>> bring the likes of PC Music's A. G. Cook and the dark rough techno ofHodge to their arena at Rinse | Born & Bred. Offering an abundance of cutting-edge sounds, further sets will come form the likes of Koreless, Mssingno, Laurel Halo, Lotic, Mr. Mitch, Nídia Minaj, Kamixlo, Lexxi plus more.
Loefah's Swamp 81 label returns to Haggerston Park for the second year. With a powerful headline offering from Loefah and Fabio going back-to-back for the first time ever, further sets will come from label stalwarts Youngsta, Paleman, Mickey Pearce, Lamont and Cousin.
Exit vs. Dispatch will unite two of drum & bass' most highly commended institutions led up by dBridgeand Ant TC1 respectively. They will be presenting a showcase of the two labels featuring some of the most consistent and interesting acts in drum & bass including sets from Zed Bias, Marcus Intalex, Calibre, Survival, Skeptical, DLR, Loxy, Kid Drama and Zero T.
Having assembled key players from across the spectrum of bass-lead sounds, Rinse | Born & Bred Festival offers the UK's biggest celebration of it's kind, with tickets available now for the full weekend or individual days.