BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012 - Day 2

Day 2 of the festival saw the likes of Rihanna, Florence + The Machine, Tinie Tempah, Jessie J, Plan B, Professor Green, Chase & Status, Magnetic Man, Lana Del Rey, Enter Shikari, Sub Focus, Ben Howard, Bombay Bicycle Club, Azealia Banks, Maverick Sabre and more perform across all six stages. Special guest Dizzee Rascal was unveiled, sandwiched between Rihanna and Flo.

Nu-folk star Ben Howard delivered an impressive set on the INMWT (In New Music We Trust) stage to the crowds. His debut album Every Kingdom has been success; this was reflected in the buzz which ran through the crowds response.
Florence & Lana Del Rey also delivered notable performances respectively.

Headliner Rihanna showcased many of her well known tracks, to the strong crowd of 50,000 in London's east end, before hitting the nightclubs afterwards.




 


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