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Urban festival revellers transform Shoreditch car park

PUBLISHED: 10:28 09 May 2012

Isaac Maxwell shows off his stunts in the half pipe at Streetfest. Photo: Carmen Valino

Isaac Maxwell shows off his stunts in the half pipe at Streetfest. Photo: Carmen Valino

Carmen Valino

A bland concrete space was transformed into an urban oasis on Sunday as street artists, athletes and musicians came together for Streetfest.

Rapper Devlin headlined the one-day Hearn Street festival, following in the footsteps of previous headliners Professor Green and Maverick Sabre.

Boasting the ‘biggest vocabulary in grime’, 23-year-old Devlin was joined by female rapper Lady Lesshur, and RnB Hip Hop girls Work It.

The day kicked off with street poets performaning and artists adorning the walls with a variety of aerosol illustrations and intricate stencilled designs whilst spectators looked on.

BMX stunt riders and skateboarders wowed crowds round the half pipe with their aerial acrobatics.

International food and clothing were also on sale at the urban culture celebration.


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