LL COOL J LAUNCHES AN ALL-NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE WITH PERFORMANCES BY ICE CUBE, RICK ROSS, LIL’ KIM, THE DIPLOMATES FT. CAM’RON, JIM JONES & JUELZ SANTANA, FAT JOE & REMY MA, JADAKISS, TRINA, NORE SCARFACE, DIGABLE PLANETS AND MUCH MORE
LL COOL J feat. DJ Z-Trip, Ice Cube, Rick RossLil’ Kim, The Diplomats ft. Camron, jim jones & Juelz Santana, Fat Joe & Remy MaJadakiss, Scarface, Trina, NORE, Digable Planets, and more to come, will perform live at Forest Hills Stadium in queens for the one night special event only. Each performer and entertainer has been handpicked for their undeniable talents and career contributions to culture. hip hop pioneer Roxanne Shante will host the star-studded event with the music of DJ Mister Cee & DJ Scratch.
The event marks the first live concert experience of Rock The Bells, the world renowned Hip-Hop platform founded by LL COOL J. It provides fans with a fully immersive festival moment as they experience the letter d LL’s personal love of Hip-Hop through the prism of music. , art, fashion, culture, gastronomy and much more. Today at 9:00 a.m. ETto Rock The Bells Radio by LL COOL J on SiriusXM (ch. 43), LL COOL J and Roxanne Shanté announced the LIVE on-air lineup, including personal phone calls he made to artists, offering a deeper look at what fans can expect on August 6.
“This festival is my way of showing my love to the hip-hop community and celebrating the incredible journey of this culture, from DJ Kool Herc’s Sedgwick Avenue gambling hall to the global phenomenon we all cherish today. today,” said LL COOL J “To be able to bring some of the most iconic and influential hip-hop artists to the same stage, in my hometown and the city that started it all, is an honor and I can’t wait for everyone sees what we have in store for them.”
“We are delighted to welcome LL COOL J to our home queens for this special event that celebrates gender and culture as a whole,” shared Mike Luba, AEG SVP Global Touring and the executive behind the Forest Hills Stadium rehabilitation and revival. “The borough has played such a vital role in hip-hop history and to be able to host this music day of this group of music icons is an honor.”
“Rock The Bells Festival will be unlike any other festival you’ve been to, bringing together great people, good vibes and great music to represent and celebrate the originality and greatness of hip-hop,” Roxanne said. Shante. “With me as your host, you are guaranteed to have a great day creating Hip-Hop memories from dusk till dawn. Plzbelieveit baby.”
Pre-sale ticket registration for the ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL will be available Monday april 4th at 10 a.m. ET at www.rockthebellsfestival.comwith general admission tickets to release, friday april 8 at 10 a.m. ET. To register for early access to purchase tickets, visit www.rockthebellsfestival.com. Fans can also enjoy a luxurious festival experience with one of the many VIP ticket package offers which includes access to the private balcony and floor sections of the venue, an exclusive VIP lounge and festival clothing in limited edition. For every ticket sale, Rock The Bells will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Universal Hip-Hop Museum at Bronx whose mission is to celebrate and preserve the people, artifacts and stories that resonate from 1973 to the present day.
The festival is also kicking off a week of live events, activations and programming moments to celebrate the anniversary of hip-hop in the city that started a movement and changed the world. For fans who are not present, they can connect to LL COOL J’s Rock The Bells Radio on SiriusXM (Ch.43) for exclusive live coverage of the festival.
the Rock The Bells Festival is co-produced by AEG. For more information about the festival, lineup and ticket options, please visit www.rockthebellsfestival.com. Festival updates and new lineup announcements can also be found at Rock The Bells instagram, Facebookand Twitter.
ABOUT ROCK THE BELLS
Rock The Bells is a global platform that elevates hip-hop culture from its roots to modernity. Founded in 2018 by LL COOL J, Rock The Bells focuses on content, experiences and commerce that honor the timeless elements of Hip-Hop (MC’s, DJ’s, B-Boys and B-Girls, Writers [aka graffiti artists], etc.) that animate the dominant culture today. Visit us at www.rockthebells.comStream LL COOL J’s Rock The Bells Radio on SiriusXM (Ch. 43) and follow us @RockTheBells.
About AEG presents:
Combining the power of the live event with a focus on true artist development, AEG Presents is a global leader in the music and entertainment industries. Operating on three continents, the company has an unparalleled commitment to art, creativity and community. Its signature festivals and multi-day music events, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and the legendary New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival alongside British Summer Time in Hyde Park, Stagecoach, Hangout Festival, Electric Forest and Firefly – continue to set the bar for the live music experience. AEG Presents promotes world tours for artists such as The Rolling Stones, Ed Sheeran, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Celine Dion, justin bieberBTS, Kenny Chesney, Paul McCartneyand Katy Perryin addition to — through its network of clubs, theatres, arenas, stadiums and renowned partner brands such as Goldenvoice, Messina Touring Group, Concerts West, The Bowery Presents, PromoWest Productions, Marshal Arts, Madison House Presents and Zero Mile Presents – creating and growing an unparalleled infrastructure for artist development and audience reach. More information can be found at www.aegpresents.com.
About The Bowery presents:
The Bowery Presents, partner of AEG Presents, is the East Coast’s leading concert promoter, whose mission is to bring the best artists to New York City, Boston, philadelphia cream and beyond while providing a great concert experience for fans and performers. Since its inception, The Bowery Presents has been a true provider of artistic development and constantly strives to work with artists such as LCD Soundsystem, Maggie Rogers, Gary Clark Jr.Khrouangbin, Leon Bridges and Lake Street Dive to go from performing in intimate clubs to performing in sold-out arenas. As the industry-trusted tastemaker, The Bowery Presents produces dynamic entertainment experiences at dozens of venues nationwide, presenting thousands of shows each year. For more information, visit www.bowerypresents.com.
Contact: [email protected]
SOURCE Rock The Bells