British rapper, grime star and Glastonbury 2019 headliner Stormzy has announced a gig in Dubai as part of his 2020 world tour.Taking place on Friday February 7, the Dubai date - for which no venue has yet been revealed - marks the first stop on the artist’s Heavy Is the Head Tour, according to a tweet from the artist’s account.
HEAVY IS THE HEAD - THE WORLD TOUR 2020 #HITH— HEAVY IS THE HEAD (@stormzy) November 29, 2019
Tickets on sale 9am your LOCAL time Friday 6th Dec 2019. Dubai on-sale Wednesday 4th 8am. For early access to tix (ex. Asia & Africa) pre-order ‘Heavy Is The Head' from my official store by 9AM UK Time 3rd Dec https://t.co/CgwCD9hRd6 pic.twitter.com/6TRx1MGxGN
Stops on the global tour, which runs until October 10, include Shanghai, Seoul, New York, Sydney, Cape Town, Lagos and Berlin.
Tickets for dates excluding Dubai go on sale on Friday December 6, at 9am local time in each destination.
The 26-year-old Londoner found fame for his 2015 hit Shut Up, and has since gone on to win a string of accolades including MOBO and Brit Awards. His debut album, Gang Signs & Prayers, released in 2017, was the first grime album to reach number one in the UK albums chart.
Stay close to Time Out Dubai for more details of the UAE gig, and how to get your hands on tickets.