Reading & Leeds Festival lineup pisses off rock fans

RnB/Hip Hop | Thursday 15th February 2018 | Sofian

The Reading and Leeds Festivals are known as the ultimate rock festivals in the UK. For 2018 their rock lineup includes legends like Kings Of Leon, Fall Out Boy, Sum 41, The Wombats and plenty more. 

However, this year rap is taking over the festivals. Kendrick Lamar is one of this year's headliners, in addition to UK rappers like Skepta, Kojo Funds and the rising star J Hus. The new American rap scene will also see the phenomenon Lil Pump and Playboi Carti playing at the festivals. Even afrobeats artist Mr Eazi will take to the stage.

So where's the rock in all this? That's the question a lot of regulars are asking, this new lineup has left many disappointed. Many rock fans took to Twitter to voice their discontent:  

Nowadays rap is the most popular musical style but does it take the place of rock? Let us know what you think in the comments below. 

However, if you would still like to go the Reading and Leeds Festivals this year on 24th to 26th of August, tickets are still available, make sure you book them while they last!