In an unlikely pairing, the Prince will join drum and bass DJ Goldie to give music hopefuls the chance to play at Buckingham Palace
In an unlikely pairing, Prince Harry is set to join drum and bass DJ Goldie in a brand new TV talent show, giving music hopefuls the chance to play for the royals at Buckingham Palace.
Harry and Goldie are recruiting musicians aged 17-24 from all walks of life for royal reality show Goldie’s Band: By Royal Appointment, which will feature classical, hip-hop and heavy metal artists.
And after forming a band of 12 of the most talented young musicians, the unlikely duo will give recruitees the chance of a lifetime, by asking them to perform a prestigious concert in Buckingham Palace in October.
And it seems Harry’s starring role in the project was all down to his love of reality television.
‘Harry is a fan of reality TV, but what is particularly good about this one is that it’s about mentoring and encouragement – nobody gets voted off or laughed at, so it’s not nasty at all,’ one royal insider told the Daily Mail.
‘Harry believes music can be a way for young people who haven’t had the best of starts in life to get a new chance.’
Harry and his new BFF are said to have hit it off after meeting at Hyde Park’s Wireless festival last the summer.
‘You could barely conceive of two people who are more different on paper, but they got on like a house on fire. Harry invited Goldie to join him at a private party at the festival,’ one onlooker said at the time.
And after a few beers at the bar, the pair decided to team up for the brand new BBC show.
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