As a result of truly overwhelming ticket sales following the announcement of rap legend Rick Ross to the line up, boutique hip hop festival NEW YORKER FRESH ISLAND is forced to expand from the adjoining beach clubs of Papaya and Aquarius (who have played host to the event for the last two years) but the organisers now have permission to take over the whole of Zrce beach.

Rick Ross (who has just released a single with J Lo), who will kick off the festival in style on 23rd July 2014.

'A lot of artists told me how they had an amazing time in Croatia during Fresh Island Festival. They spoke about the special festival atmosphere, the open air stage next to the beach, great Mediterranian cousine, wine, pretty women and great energetic fans. From all the tour dates I have this summer, Croatia is the one I am looking forward to the most,' (Rick Ross.)

NEW YORKER FRESH ISLAND FESTIVAL's organisers are expecting over 20,000 fans (last year's capacity was 7,000) to flock to Zrce (dubbed 'the beach that never sleeps') on the island of Pag and this will officially be the biggest festival event that the beach has ever hosted.

Pusha-T will open for Rick Ross on the 23rd, and the epic UK dj and radio host DJ Tim Westwood also joins the line up to take the stage until 2 A.M. and bring on the beach party!

NEW YORKER FRESH ISLAND FESTIVAL'S three day line up also includes Method Man and Redman, DMX and over 40 performers – making it the biggest hip hop event in Europe.

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