World famous rapper, Snoop Dogg, is due to play a show in Derry next month, the Journal understands.
The concert, which is separate from the MTV Crashes Derry Concert, is due to take place in Ebrington on Thursday October 23.
Thousands of tickets for the Snoop Dogg DJ show will go on sale next Saturday at 9am.
The show is part of Snoop Dogg’s DJ ‘Snoopadelic’ European tour.
The Californian born rapper has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and has appeared in movies such as ‘Training Day’, ‘Old School’ and ‘Turbo’.
The Mayor of Derry, councillor Brenda Stevenson, welcomed the news.
“This is wonderful news for the city and I would like to congratulate the promoters for securing such a world class artist.”
For more on this story see tomorrow’s Derry Journal.