By Mike Winslow
Rapper Jay-Z is among the top name artist who will perform during next years Isle of Wight Festival in June of 2010.
Jay-Z joins an eclectic group of artist that will perform at the festival, including Blondie, The Strokes, Pink, Blondie, Orbital and Squeeze.
Over 55,000 people are expected to attend the concert, which takes place from June 11th to June 13th. Jay Z will headline the event on Friday, June 11th.
"Ever since I heard the first Strokes album, I've wanted them for the Isle of Wight. Jay-Z and Pink are two of the best live acts I have ever seen and the Blondie hits speak for themselves. I can't wait," Isle of With festival promoter John Giddings said.
Notable acts that have performed at the Isle of Wight Festival throughout the years include The Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, The Police, Coldplay and others.
Tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival go on sale this Friday (December 4), the same date that Jay-Z turns 40 years old.