An extraordinary achievement.
Both the Stormzy Scholarship, won the Ivor Novello award, released its autobiography Rise up and launched publishing publishing with Penguin Books or now, the main slot at Glastonbury 2019, #Merky the rapper really killed him.
There has been no official announcement to date, but a poster appeared in the window of an Oxfam store in Streatham that announced "big man with a beard". as the first head, according to Independent.
NME has also appeared to confirm the news, and reaffirms that Oxfam has strong charitable ties with the festival.
So far, this poster has been found in Glastonbury and Streatham Oxfam stores. Did anyone find someone else? pic.twitter.com/xW7Fv4AUaW
– GlastoWatch (@GlastoWatch) November 15, 2018
A staff member at the Oxfam shop was confirmed to The Independent that the poster was genuine and that they had been asked to place it in a window by the store management.
Stormzy will be the first grime artist to become the headline of an iconic festival, and rightly so, given the success of 2017's Gang Signs and Prayers debut and the cultural and social impact he has, even outside of music.