Ms. Lauryn Hill And Nas To Headline Rock The Bells Festival, Which Hits NYC In September
The Rock The Bells festival returns to the New York area with a Sept. 3 date at Governor's Island. This year's installment is headed up by a slew of full-album sets that includes run-throughs of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Illmatic (which Nas will perform with AZ, Pete Rock and DJ Premier), Only Built For Cuban Linx, and quite a few other storied hip-hop records. There'll also be a battle stage and a "36 Chambers stage," which "will primarily feature members of the Wu-Tang Clan as well as artists selected by stage curator and Wu-Tang Clan mainstay RZA." Tickets go on presale next Friday, June 3, with the general on-sale set for June 4. Full roster of performers after the jump.
These acts are listed as being on all four Rock The Bells dates: Ms. Lauryn Hill performing The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Nas performing Illmatic with AZ, Pete Rock, and DJ Premier Cypress Hill performing Black Sunday Mos Def & Talib Kweli performing Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Raekwon & Ghostface performing Only Built for Cuban Linx Mobb Deep performing The Infamous The GZA performing Liquid Swords Immortal Technique Slaughterhouse Souls of Mischief performing 93 'til Infinity Black Moon Childish Gambino Blu & Exile Fashawn Masta Killah performing No Said Date Freddie Gibbs Roc Marciano Hosted by: The RZA + MURS 3:16 + Supernatural
And these artists are only performing on "select dates" that haven't been announced (please please let Erykah Badu play the NYC show): Erykah Badu Mac Miller Curren$y Random Axe Evidence Macklemore
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