Jay Z heading to Abu Dhabi

UAE State of Mind for rap mogul as F1 After-Race concert is announced.
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Worldwide rap phenomenon Jay Z has been announced as the latest performer at the Yasalam After –Race concerts at the Formula 1 weekend in Abu Dhabi, running from Thursday 31st October – November 3rd.

Making his first appearance in the region to headline the Friday night concert, the Jigga man joins a star studded weekend line-up that includes eternally popular, stadium rock band, Muse and pioneers of the post-punk era, Depeche Mode.
“He’s massive,” Flash Entertainment Vice President Mike Fairburn told Sound & Stage magazine. “Every year what we’ve tried to do for the race weekend is get a mix of hip-hop, rock, contemporary heritage – that’s what we've aimed for again, getting the balance right. And Jay Z is absolutely huge.”

The long awaited announcement was put on by Flash Entertainment at the Virgin Megastore in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates on Monday 19th August, and was met by a predictably raucous reaction from the throngs of music enthusiasts gathered round.

With wild rumours of potential performers circulating for weeks, music aficionados all over the ME will be delighted with such a marquee arrival.

Sorry One Directioners...maybe next year.
 

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