Snoop Lion has been announced as the final headline act for Boardmasters 2014.

The hip-hop star, formerly Snoop Dogg, will play at the UK's biggest surf and music festival, which takes place in Newquay, Cornwall, from August 6 to August 10.

The 42-year-old rapper will join headline acts Bastille and Chase and Status, along with Ben Pearce, The Cribs, Dan Croll, Palma Violets, George Ezra and Bipolar Sunshine, who are performing throughout the weekend.

The festival, which was established in 1981, takes place at two legendary locations along the Cornish coastline, at Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay, and more than 150,000 visitors are expect to attend.

The five-day event will also include an international surf competition featuring the biggest names in the sport.

Additional artists already confirmed to take to the stage include 2manydjs DJ set, Duke Dumont, Roni Size, Peace and Reel Big Fish.

Tickets are sold in five tiered bands, starting from as low at £99 and rising to £139.

A limited number of passes for Friday to Sunday with camping are priced at £116 and tickets for Thursday to Sunday camping are £126, both including booking fees.

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