added: 27 Apr 2012 // by: Noise11
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.