As the UK’s biggest celebration of action sports, music and street art, NASS Festival are proud to deliver an array of very special line up additions for the highly anticipated event
with the likes of Stefflon Don, Bugzy Malone, Vic Mensa and many more in attendance over the 4 day weekender. They join already announced headliners, including pioneers of grime and hip hop, Dizzee Rascal and RUN DMC, as well as reggae legend Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, and drum and bass chart topper Wilkinson, who will join a diverse selection of musicians across 7 stages as well as international BMX and skateboard competitions taking place over the course of the weekend.
Hot off the back of being crowned Best New Artist at the NME Awards, the ‘Hurtin Me’ singer Stefflon Don will bring her UK hip hop queen status to NASS festival this year. She will be joined by MC and rapper Bugzy Malone, widely recognised as one the most influential figures in the UK ‘grime revival’ and who has enjoyed a wealth of commercial success in recent year, with three of his EPs all landing in the top 10 of the UK album charts, with latest release ‘King of the North’ peaking at #4.
They’ll be accompanied by U.S rap star Vic Mensa, some of Birmingham's finest MC's in Lady Leshurr and Jaykae and rising female London rapper and Flohio. For reggae and dancehall fans, NASS has enlisted The Heatwave. Also included in this line up announce are Dubstep duo, Kahn & Neek, garage purveyors, Heavytrackerz as well as a very special, high energy set from Eatbrain League x State of Mind b2b Jade b2b L 33 ft MC Nuklear. To round off proceedings, NASS welcomes back the mighty SIKA Studios who will be running a series of showcases featuring fresh talent in the shape of Jack Jetson, Phatworld, Devilman, Sox + many more.
With music at the festival going on until around 3am, some 20,000 music and extreme sports fans will gather at the Bath & West Showground, near Bristol, to watch the world’s top BMXers and skateboarders show off their skills, and enjoy an eclectic array of live music performances and DJ sets across the fields of hip hop, drum & bass, grime and many more. NASS 2018 is shaping up to be an unmissable date in the festival calendar.
Published on 28 February 2018 by Ben Robinson