Jay-Z and Rihanna join scores of other artists to perform in the lead up to, and during, the London Olympics.Business Week
report that the organisers of the Olympics Cultural Festival announced a massive line-up of cultural activities in a press conference.
First up, they revealed the BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend musical festival, which will host Jay-Z, Rihanna, Florence + the Machine, Jack White, David Guetta, and Tinie Tempah.
There will also be a host of arts events during the Olympics in London, including Stephen Fry and Tim Minchin, Shakespearean performances, dance from the Royal Ballet, a Yoko Ono exhibition, jazz tributes and much more.
The Hackney Weekend will take place a month before the Olympics begin, on June 23 and 24.