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YG Marley to make his debut UK appearance at Skepta's Big Smoke Festival

14 June 2024, 16:05 | Written by Tyler Damara Kelly

Big Smoke Festival – the inaugural Skepta-curated London event – have announced YG Marley as a special guest for the event on 6 July.

Marking his first ever UK appearance and a UK exclusive performance for the artist, YG Marley is joining the lineup for Big Smoke Festival Crystal Palace Park.

The grandson of Bob Marley and son of Rohan Marley and the legendary Lauryn Hill, YG Marley’s performance in Crystal Palace this summer will mark a full-circle moment in his family’s deep musical history, as Bob Marley and the Wailers performed their last ever UK show at Crystal Palace Bowl in 1980.

Skepta himself will headline the Big Smoke stage, with a full-scale festival show and his only UK performance of 2024. He will be joined by The Streets, Mahalia, JME, Lancey, K-Trap, Odumodublvck, The Den featuring Frisco, Flowdan, Sir Spyro,Infamousizak, Manga and Thafirst.

The Más Tiempo Stage will see huge sets from the biggest international names in house, amapiano and beyond with Loco Dice, Uncle Waffles, Syreeta, Kitty Amor and more.

Big Smoke Festival takes place on 6 July. Tickets are on sale now via

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