June 8 - 9, Newton Abbot, South Devon
Global hip hop legends The Sugarhill Gang and artists from Furious Five are reunited, along with Jurassic 5’s Chali 2NA plus DJ Woody, Crazy P Soundsystem and more all at Devon’s own fiercely independent music festival TICKETS
Devon’s own two-day boutique festival, LEMONFEST, announces ten more artists, completing its line-up of hip hop icons and dance music pioneers, and guaranteeing anthem-after-anthem.
Homage to the origins of hip hop, rap, turntablism, breakbeat … Vestax World Champion scratch turntablist, DJ Woody, (pictured) heads up the 45 Live crew on Friday night on the kit he actually helped invent - the first MIDI synchronising turntable.
On Saturday, Jurassic 5’s Chali 2NA joins the stellar hip hop tribute with support from UK breakbeat wizard Krafty Kuts. Chali 2NA completes a who’s who soundclash of rap legends including The Sugarhill Gang’s Wonder Mike, Hen Dogg and Master Gee, purveyors of the greatest hip hop anthem in history Rapper’s Delight, with ex Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five members, Scorpio and Melle Mel (The Message, White Lines, Step Off) all headlining together on Saturday night (next page)
Lemonfest’s biggest ever electronic party mash up… with Crazy P Soundsystem (pic below) spearheading the disco, house and soulful pop revival on Friday night alongside pyro-circus massive Slamboree. Rinse:Out Drum & Bass tent hosts Bristol’s go-to producer TC, who has remixed for Rihanna, Nas, and Damien Marley and released tracks on Skrillex's OWSLA label.