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One Love Peace Festival 2012 Line Up Announced

One Love Peace Festival 2012 Line Up Announced

One Love Peace Festival 2012 Line Up Announced

By Karl Pearson on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - Comment

Diddy in a UK festival exclusive plus reggae heavyweights Bunny Wailer, Capleton, Luciano and others to appear.

After the success of last years One Love Peace Festival at Wembley organisers have announced that this years urban music event will take place at East London’s Mabley Green on Sunday 15th July.

The biggest name on the bill has to that of Rap/Hip-Hop global superstar Diddy, who will headline on The Contemporary Stage performing hits from an illustrious career in music that has spanned two decades and garnered four Grammy Awards. This year also marks the 15th anniversary of Notorious B.I.G’s untimely passing, and would have seen the first star of renowned rap label Bad Boy celebrate his 40th birthday. Diddy, who was his friend and mentor, will pay special tribute to the late star as part of an extended set at the One Love Peace Festival where he will be joined by special guests from the label.

One Love Peace Festival 2012

Fans of roots reggae will be treated to performances on the Heritage Stage which will be headlined by one of the genres forefathers and former Bob Marley cohort Bunny Wailer. Other acts include reggae heavyweights Barrington Levy,

Capleton AKA ‘The Fireman’ and ‘The Messenger’ Luciano, rising reggae star I-Octane and the MOBO nominated Khago will be joined by one of the UK’s leading dancehall artists, Stylo G.

Event organiser Dexter Ricketts said: “We are honoured to be staging another One Love Peace Festival with what is our most eclectic and exciting line-up to date. For us the event is all about raising multi-cultural awareness and tolerance through the powerful medium of music.  We hope that the One Love Peace Festival continues to inspire change and promote social harmony within the British community.”

Other features on the day will include guest DJs, comedy corners, fairground rides and an international food village offering cuisines from each corner of the globe.

Tickets are available from ticketmaster.co.uk and Ticket Mania with prices starting at £45. For more information please visit www.originalonelove.com.

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