Rock the Bells announced its 2011 lineup and the tour will feature Hip Hop legends performing their classic albums in full. Nas will perform his debut classic Illmatic (with special guests AZ, Pete Rock, and DJ Premier), while Hip Hop Queen Lauryn Hill will perform her The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Wu-Tang legends Raekwon and Ghostface Killah will perform Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, while Mos Def and Talib Kweli will showcase their 1998 Black Star album. Cypress Hill will perform Black Sunday, Mobb Deep doing The Infamous, GZA doing Liquid Swords, Souls of Mischief doing ’93 Til Infinity, Black Moon doing Enta Da Stage, and Wu-Tang member Masta Killa performing the underrated 2004 solo album No Said Date.
The tour will also feature Erykah Badu, Curren$y, and Mac Miller, Big K.R.I.T., Freddie Gibbs, Roc Marciano, and Immortal Technique. Even Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover will perform alongside Slaughterhouse and host RZA. Once again, Rock The Bells will not disappoint.
Rock the Bells:
08-20 Los Angeles, CA – San Miguel Amphitheater
08-27 San Francisco, CA – Shoreline Amphitheater
09-03 New York, NY – Governor’s Island
09-10 Boston, MA – TBA