The highly anticipated Rock the Bells 2011 Lineup has just been announced at the official launch party for the festival. Leading the festival are Lauryn Hill, Nas, Cypress Hill, and Erykah Badu.
The lineup was revealed at the press conference during the launch party tonight at the House of Blues in Hollywood, CA.
The full lineup announced is as follows:
Lauryn Hill (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill)*
Cypress Hill (Black Sunday)*
Blackstar (Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Blackstar)*
Raekwon & Ghostface (Only Built 4 Cuban Linx)*
Mobb Deep (The Infamous)*
GZA (Liquid Swords)*
Souls of Mischief (93 ’til Infinity)*
Blu & Exile
Masta Killah (No Said Date)*
*Full album sets
Hosted by: The RZA + Murs 3:16 + Supernatural
Dates and venues:
Los Angeles – August 20th – San Manuel Amphitheater
San Francisco – August 27th – Shoreline Amphitheater
New York – September 3rd – Governor’s Island
Boston – September 10th – TBA
Full festival info available here.