Mon. Jun 17th, 2024

Highlighting exhibitions from LL himself as well as hip-jump heavyweights like Ice Cube and Rick Ross, the Aug. 6 fest will be held at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens. Roxanne Shanté is facilitating the occasion, named after LL’s notable 1985 tune of a similar name. Different specialists on the setup incorporate Fat Joe and Remy Ma, Jadakiss, N.O.R.E., Trina, Digable Planets, Lil’ Kim, and Scarface. Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, and Cam’ron will give a not-to-be-missed set as The Diplomats, and more entertainers will be uncovered as the date approaches.

“This celebration is my approach to showing affection to the local area of hip-jump and commending the unimaginable excursion this culture has taken, going from DJ Kool Herc’s Sedgwick Avenue rec room, to the worldwide peculiarity we as a whole appreciate today,” said LL Cool J. “Getting to bring probably the most notorious and persuasive hip-jump specialists to a similar stage, in my old neighborhood and the city that began everything, is an honor and I can hardly wait so that everybody might be able to see what we have available for them.”

In a discussion with Billboard, the 54-year-old said, “The energy and the objective has generally been to raise hip-jump culture and exemplary hip-bounce culture and not permit these capable craftsmen that we have be pushed to the sidelines in light of the fact that at the present second they probably won’t have a melody at the highest point of the Billboard graphs. That doesn’t imply that they’re not significant. … So the same way that the Stones get treated, Paul McCartney gets treated, and Bob Dylan gets treated, I needed to see these craftsmen treated that way.”

Rock the Bells is to be created by LL’s way of life brand and co-delivered by AEG. “The Rock the Bells celebration will be not quite the same as some other celebration you’ve joined in, bringing extraordinary individuals, incredible energies, and extraordinary music together to address and praise the innovation and significance of hip-jump,” said Shanté. “With me as your host, you are ensured to have a decent day gaining hip-jump experiences from sunset till day break. Plzbelieveit child.”

The new Rock the Bells isn’t to be mistaken for the now old hip-bounce occasion that ran from 2004-2013, as LL documented a claim against the group behind the fest in 2018. The rapper and entertainer asserted the author and advertiser endeavored to reserve the name in 2004. LL won the suit in 2019, per Billboard, permitting him to be the selective proprietor of the brand name.

Enrollment for pre-deal tickets started off today at 10 a.m. ET here; general affirmation tix are on special Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m. ET. Look at the setup underneath.

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