Longitude Festival reveals first big names for 2019 line-up

It's the hottest hip-hop line-up of the summer so far

Dublin’s Longitude Festival has announced its line-up for 2019 – and it’s an early contender for the strongest hip-hop line-up of the summer.

The festival takes place from July 5 to 7 and will see Chance The RapperA$AP Rocky and Brockhampton leading the line-up. You can check out the first announcement in full below.

  • Chance the Rapper
  • A$AP Rocky
  • FutureBrockhampton
  • Rae Sremmurd
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Juice WRLDVersatile
  • AminéDenzel Curry
  • $uicideboy$
  • Lil Baby
  • Sheck Wes
  • Clairo
  • Slowthai
  • Flohio

Weekend tickets will go on sale from this Friday at 10am and you can buy them here. 

In other Chance The Rapper news, the star yesterday hit out at Tumblr for the apparent hypocrisy in  banning porn but not ‘murder’.

The social media platform has a reputation as often being a hub for explicit and pornographic materials, but this week revealed a reversal on its policy.

However, Chance said that this wasn’t enough, claiming that he regularly sees violence and murder on the app every day.

“They banning nipples on tumblr but I’m seeing people get murdered graphically every day on this app,” he wrote on Twitter. “Like real snuff videos, non related to police shootings. Wtf yo.

“That shit honestly terrible for my mental and fucking up how I value human life.”