Story: Jack Foley
CONTROVERSIAL rapper, 50 Cent, Justin Timberlake and Ms Dynamite
could be playing in London in May, by royal appointment.
Prince Charles is to host Britain's largest urban music festival
at Earls Court on May 8 and 9, as part of The Prince's Trust
Music Festival, and is believed to have approached all three of
The urban extravaganza will also feature break-dance contests
and lessons in graffiti writing, and is said to be a first for
the music genre, with an expected 40,000 fans applying for tickets.
A trust spokeswoman confirmed: "There is currently nothing
like this on the music calendar, and the market-place is clamouring
for a large-scale, credible urban event to celebrate the steady
rise of this music genre."
The Prince's Trust is no stranger to hosting big music events,
as it also stages Capital Radios annual Party In The Park
pop concert and recently held a Fashion Rocks event at the Royal
Albert Hall, which attracted some big names in rock, as well as
a host of supermodels.