A line-up including ''probably the biggest'' United
Kingdom hip-hop act has attracted fans from around New Zealand
to tomorrow's O-Week afterparty at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Otago University Students' Association event manager Dan
Hendra said more than 5000 were expected at the afterparty,
headlined by hip-hop act Tinie Tempah.
Tinie Tempah was a ''massive'' drawcard and ''probably the
biggest thing in UK hip-hop at the moment'', Mr Hendra said.
''He is massive. He is multi-award-winning. He was just on
The Graham Norton Show last week,'' he said.
The two support acts, Sub Focus and Chase and Status, were
not playing elsewhere in New Zealand, which meant people were
travelling from around the country for the gig.
''We've got tickets sold from Hamilton, Christchurch,
Invercargill and Wellington.''
The OUSA would be ''pretty happy'' with a turnout of more
than 5000, but having it at the stadium meant they could
cater for ''a lot'' more than that.
''We are looking forward to even more walk-ups on the day,''
Mr Hendra said.
Like other O-Week events, the afterparty was open to the