Tinie Tempah joined onstage by Labrinth at Glastonbury 2011
Rapper impresses in the Pyramid Stage sunshine
Chris Eustace - 25 June 2011
Tinie started the show in trademark fashion, pacing around the back of the stage in a hooded coat for
the first two songs. Jumping to the front for third song 'Wonderman', he encouraged the crowd to make ‘W’ signs
with their hands.
Before an acoustic-flavoured 'Love Suicide', he thanked the crowd for coming to see him, declaring that today is "officially the greatest day of my life." At the song's end, he said: "I just wanted to pour my heart out...it's been a crazy couple of months."
His collaboration with Swedish House Mafia, 'Miami 2 Ibiza', was preceded by a medley, featuring snippets of another song of theirs, ‘Your Name (One)’, as well as ‘Dynamite’ by Taio Cruz and ‘Like A G6’ by Far East Movement, while another rap used a sample of Willow Smith's ‘Whip My Hair’, with Tinie repeatedly asking the crowd "where's the moshpit?"
Labrinth, who plays a solo set at East Dance later on tonight at the festival, then joined for ‘Frisky’, after which everybody left the stage, only to quickly return for a closing ‘Pass Out’, which saw Tinie jump down to the barriers to shake hands with the audience at the end of the song.
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