The Daisy Age rappers fill in for Isaac Hayes...

DE LA SOUL have been announced as headliner for ESSENTIAL FESTIVAL in LONDON on July 15, replacing ISAAC HAYES who was forced to pull out.

The group play the second day of the festival at Hackney Marsh, dubbed the “Roots Day.” Also on the bill are Ice-T, Guru’s Jazzmatazz and George Clinton.

For more information on the festival, which also runs the day before with a “Dance Day” featuring, among others, Stereo MC’s, Goldie and Public Enemy, click here.