We have been hyped about Rocking the Daisies 2020 since it ended this year and we got to see epic performances from the likes of The 1975, Russ and Tash Sultana. And as we prepare for RTD2020, the official account has announced that Stormzy will be headlining the festival for their 15th anniversary.
— Rocking the Daisies (@RockingTheDaisy) November 26, 2019
The British rapper, singer and songwriter gained traction in 2014 after his Wicked Skengman freestyles over grime beats were celebrated. He has since won a BBC Music Award in 2017 for Artist of the Year, BET Award for Best International Act: Europe in 2017, and a UK Music Video award in 2019 for Video of the Year for Vossi Bop, amongst other awards.
The artist, whose real name is Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr, also headlined the Glastonbury Festival and was on the cover of TIME magazine as one of the next generation leaders.
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One of my absolute proudest moments. I can’t even comprehend this. I am on the cover of TIME. I’ve stared at this cover for a few minutes and it feels like one of those “how the fuckkkkk did man get here?!” moments. God’s favour and the ever lasting love and support you guys show me has elevated me to a place in life where this South London kid is worthy enough to grace the cover of the most prestigious publication in the World. This is a huge honour – one of TIME’s Next Generation Leaders. I wanna thank God for purpose – I say this because anyone who knows me knows how much I shy away from being anything other than “Mike”. On a deeper, honest one the thought of being a “role model” or “leader” or whatever it is feels way way way too heavy and too overwhelming and a lot of the time I think nahhhh fuck all that I ain’t no one’s anything lol I can’t even bare the weight of being myself let alone any of these other titles so everyone get off me I ain’t shit lol I am deeply flawed and still learning how to be a man and still figuring out how to grow into the person I need to be but within all of that confusion and all the juggling of being a human and trying to be a superhuman – I have purpose. And my purpose has lead me here. Big Mike for TIME ya na ?❤️?? Massive thanks to the legend that is @renieddolodge for interviewing me was an honour.
Fans were naturally super excited about the announcement:
Stormzy first confirmed headliner for Rocking the Daisies 2020 ??. It's going to be blady amazing.
— Sachin Singh (@SachinSingh008) November 26, 2019
STORMZY IS HEADLINING ROCKING THE DAISIES NEXT YEAR!? HFDFGHKJFHJDFSGHDSHKDJM SIGN ME TF UP!!!!
— Sunshine Su ☀️ (@Sungizzle) November 26, 2019
STORMZY HEADLINING DAISIES YES PLEASEEEEE
— IG: leah_dereuck (@leahbeccy) November 26, 2019
Rocking the Daisies promises to be bigger and better next year for its’ 15th anniversary, so we await many exciting announcements.
The event will take place from 2-4 October 2020 at Cloof Wine Estate in Darling. Tickets are currently on sale for R595 excluding camping.
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