Kendrick Lamar Headlining Britain's BST Hyde Park Festival

Kendrick Lamar
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Kendrick Lamar performs during half time during 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Centennial Olympic Park on Jan. 8, 2018 in Atlanta.

James Blake and Brittany Howard are also on the roster.

Kendrick Lamar just booked a big summer gig. The Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper has been announced as the headliner for a July 5 BST Hyde Park festival date in London with support from James Blake and Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard.   

The BST concert series kicked off in 2013 and now spreads across two weekends and six concerts with world-class headliners. Last year's shows included sets from Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Florence + the Machine, Robbie Williams, Black Eyed Peas, Keane, Josh Groban and others. Other announced 2020 shows so far include Little Mix with Rita Ora, Kesha and Zara Larsson on July 4, Pearl Jam with the Pixies and White Reaper on July 10 and Taylor Swift on July 11.

Lamar is reportedly working on the follow-up to 2017's Grammy- and Pulitzer-winning album Damn.


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