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20:45  28 april  2019
20:45  28 april  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Chart-topping rapper Stormzy has promised to deliver an " iconic " performance during this year's Glastonbury Festival.

Tonight @ Stormzy made history by being the first black solo British headliner at Glastonbury . The performance was political, iconic and the The Game of Thrones actor Jacob Anderson, who made a surprise appearance under his musician’s name of Raleigh Ritchie, said Stormzy was “ an icon ”.

Stormzy promises an 'iconic' Glastonbury performance © Bang Showbiz Stormzy

Stormzy has promised to deliver an "iconic" performance during this year's Glastonbury Festival.

The 25-year-old rap star will close the Pyramid stage on the Friday night of the festival, and he's assured fans they won't be disappointed by his performance.

He told BBC Radio 1Xtra: "If you think I got booked for Glastonbury headline to come there and not give you an iconic headline performance, you've gone crazy."

Some fans and critics have questioned whether Stormzy - who has only released one studio album to date - merits being one of the headlining acts at the festival.

But the chart-topping rapper has defended his credentials, saying he's a "serious musician".

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Stormzy performs Crown at Glastonbury 2019. Guidance: Contains strong language. Visit bbc.co.uk/ glastonbury for more videos and photos.

The notion of Stormzy headlining the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury is an intriguing one. On the one hand, an artist who’s only But watching Stormzy perform , you can believe it. His set opens with the kind of pyrotechnics most acts would use to triumphantly conclude their performance , and it doesn’t

He explained: "There were so many doubters being like, 'Oh he hasn't got no number one song' or, 'Oh he's got one album out, he's not ready.' I'm there because I'm a serious musician."

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Stormzy promises an 'iconic' Glastonbury performance

Earlier this month, meanwhile, Stormzy revealed he is currently working on a new album.

Asked about his future plans, he explained: "The best way to describe my album is that I don't want no filler songs but I'm going to go an even further step and say I don't want a filler lyric.

"I don't want me to be saying anything that's wasted, anything that's just there because it rhymes. Literally every single thing is with purpose and with conviction and with expertise."

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