Crowds greet Harry and Meghan in London’s buzzing Brixton

Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive for their visit to the Reprezent 107.3 FM radio station in Brixton, south London, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. The royal couple visited Tuesday to see the station's work supporting young people through creative training in radio and broadcasting, and to learn more about their model of using music, radio and media for social impact. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of people have lined the streets of London’s vibrant Brixton neighborhood to welcome Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to a youth radio station.

The prince and his fiancee visited community station Reprezent FM, which provides media training and experience to young people.

harry and meghan Crowds greet Harry and Meghan in Londons buzzing Brixton
Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive for their visit to the Reprezent 107.3 FM radio station in Brixton, south London, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. The royal couple visited Tuesday to see the station’s work supporting young people through creative training in radio and broadcasting, and to learn more about their model of using music, radio and media for social impact. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Onlookers cheered as the couple arrived at the station, housed inside shipping containers in the diverse south London district, a hub for Britain’s African and Caribbean communities.

Station founder Shane Carey said news of the visit had caused “massive excitement.”

meghan markle Crowds greet Harry and Meghan in Londons buzzing Brixton
Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle looks through bamboo as they arrive for their visit to the Reprezent 107.3 FM radio station in Brixton, south London, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. The royal couple visited Tuesday to see the station’s work supporting young people through creative training in radio and broadcasting, and to learn more about their model of using music, radio and media for social impact. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Prince Harry and his brother Prince William support youth projects through their charitable foundation.

Tuesday’s visit was the couple’s second official visit since the couple announced their engagement in November. The U.S. actress and the queen’s grandson are due to marry May 19 at Windsor Castle.

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