With last week’s festival announcement including names like Nas, Slick Rick, Immortal Technique, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, and a heap of others, Guerrilla Union and Rock the Bells have loaded this year’s roster by adding DMX, Eve, Jadakiss, Future, and Pusha T to the 2012 lineup.
According to a press release, “Four-time Platinum selling artist DMX will play a headlining role at Rock The Bells this summer, performing songs from his six Billboard chart-topping albums. Joining him will be label-mates Eve and Jadakiss, slated to perform their own sets.”
In addition to the festival’s just-added performers, Rock The Bells has rounded up Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Sheek Louch, Styles P., and Jadakiss as mentioned before, to perform their brand new collaborative album, Wu-Block, for the first time in it’s entirety.”
Following performances at yesterday’s Hot 97 Summer Jam concert event in New Jersey, Guerrilla Union as also announced the inclusion of both Future and Pusha T to this year’s lineup, both of which will be making their first appearance at the festival as solo artists.
In other Rock The Bells news, J. Cole and 2 Chainz will join the lineup for the New Jersey festival stop while Common will be at the San Bernardino stop. Guerrilla Union founder Chang Weisberg said, “I am thrilled to announced all the great artist additions to Rock The Bells. The Variety of talent makes this lineup the most dynamic yet. There’s a nice combination of legendary and up-and-coming acts, and a majority of them are releasing new material as well. Plus, believe it or not, there is still more to be announced.”
In other Rock the Bells news, Beastie Boys’ DJ Mix Master Mike will be releasing the official Rock The Bells mixtape later this summer.
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