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Who’s performing at 1Xtra Live 2018?

1Xtra Live is back and ready to take 2018 by storm, with a line up that can only be described as 🔥🔥🔥

Make sure you are following @1xtra on Twitter to keep up to date with the latest on the event.

So, will there be a touch of the biggest US rap names, the hottest UK grime acts, and the smoothest R&B sounds?! Yes, London, we have all that and more! Here’s the line up heading to the O2 so far…

***Due to reasons beyond our control, Popcaan is unable to fly to the UK and will no longer be able to perform at 1Xtra Live***

Chance The Rapper 🏆

That's right, we're starting big... Grammy Award-winning Chance will be heading to 1Xtra Live this September.

Not one to do things by halves, last week he dropped not one but FOUR new songs all in the same day. Listen to Annie Mac choose her favourite here.

Pusha T 👑

Recently dropping the Kanye-produced Daytona, his first album since 2015, Pusha T will be hitting up the O2 stage.

Take it back to 2014 when Pusha popped in to chat face to face with Semtex.

Jorja Smith 🌹

One of the artist's on 1xtra's Hot For 2017 list, Jorja Smith will be bringing her smooth captivating sounds to 1Xtra Live this year.

Get familiar with Jorja's soulful vocals with her performance at the Biggest Weekend.

Ella Mai 💫

Releasing 3 EPs over the last 2 years, UK native and LA based Ella Mai is here for 1Xtra Live and ready to bring a flavour of R&B.

Listen to Ella Mai as she joins Ace for ‘Everything R&B’ and names her Top 5 female R&B singers.

Chip 🔥

Following on from last year's League Of My Own II album, Chip is back and we are so ready.

Take it back to one of Chip's earlier sessions on Fire In The Booth.


Birmingham rapper MIST is at the top of his game and ready to shine in London this September.

Here's MIST reminiscing about the importance of clashing.

Mr. Eazi ⭐️

Mr. Eazi will be bringing the fusion sounds of banku music to 1Xtra Live in September.

The Nigerian-born singer and rapper chats with Kan D Man & Limelight and performs 'Leg Over'.

Yxng Bane 💥

Making it on to this year's 1Xtra Hot For... list, East London rapper Yxng Bane is set to bring the party with his Dancehall-infused rap and R&B.

Check out the official music video for Rihanna by Yxng Bane here.

Stefflon Don 👑

She raised the roof at 1Xtra Live 2017 in Manchester last year, expect an even bigger response in the capital this September for singer, rapper, and Dancehall Queen Stefflon Don.

Listen to Stefflon Don chatting with Annie Mac about her new mixtape Secure.

Kojo Funds 🎵

A vibrant addition to the 1Xtra Live line up, East Londoner, Kojo Funds, is leading the way in the Afro-swing scene.

Kojo popped in to chat to Sian back in Feb about his recent success.

Davido 🔥

Hailing from Nigeria, international Afrobeat superstar Davido joins this year’s line-up.

Take it back to 2014 when Davido dropped in to chat with Trevor Nelson.

Charlie Sloth and Special Guests… 📻

1Xtra's very own Charlie Sloth will be joined by special guests Ambush, D-Block Europe and Headie One.


***Due to reasons beyond our control, Popcaan is unable to fly to the UK and will no longer be able to perform at 1Xtra Live***