Lamar’s latest single, Humble, surfaced the Billboard draft back in Apr before earning the rapper 5 Grammys including best swat strain and best swat manuscript for Damn.
It is satisfactory to contend Lamar is fast apropos one of the many poignant swat artists of all time, and in Aug festival-goers will be means to see him take the categorical container for the first time.
He first played the eventuality in 2015.
But the rapper is not alone – he will be assimilated by an heterogeneous brew of choice rock, cocktail and grime, with the likes of Wolf Alice, Skepta, Sigrid and Panic! At The Disco also appearing.
“There are very few places that can illustrate the expansion of the rope from its beginning. However, Reading and Leeds is one of them,” pronounced Fall Out Boy in a statement.
“It is an honour to be means to title a festival that we grew up personification and forgetful of that top spot.”
Festival organiser Melvin Benn said: “Reading and Leeds prides itself on being a music-first festival and this year’s choice already proves that.
“Kings Of Leon and Fall Out Boy are bands that have grown with the festival and its fans, and we couldn’t be some-more gratified to entice them back to headline.
“Adding Panic! At The Disco and Kendrick Lamar, substantially the many sought-after act in the universe right now, we consider Reading and Leeds festivals 2018 are off to an extraordinary start – with even some-more to come, so watch this space.”
Other acts embody Post Malone, Dua Lipa, Sum 41, The Courteeners and The Wombats.
The festivals take place at Reading’s Richfield Avenue and Brahman Park in Leeds from 24-26 August.