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A Guide To Hip-Hop’s Summer Music Festivals

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    Firefly Music Festival
    Dates: June 19-22
    City: Dover, Del.
    Performers: OutKast, Chance The Rapper, Childish Gambino, G-Eazy
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    Dates: June 25-29, July 1-6
    City: Milwaukee
    Performers: Nas, Ludacris, OutKast with Gary Clark Jr., B.o.B, Atmosphere
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    Wireless Festival
    Dates: July 4-6
    City: Birmingham and London
    Performers: OutKast, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Drake, ScHoolboy Q, YG, Iggy Azalea, 2 Chainz, B.o.B, Kid Ink and more.
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    Openair Frauenfeld
    Dates: July 10-12
    City: Frauenfeld, Switzerland
    Performers: OuKast, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Nas, Pharrell Willliams, T.I., Wiz Khalifa, YG, Earl Sweatshirt, Chance The Rapper and many, many more.
  • Summer_5
    Hudson Project Music And Arts Festival
    Dates: July 11-13
    City: Saugerties, NY Performers: Kendrick Lamar, Isaiah Rashad, Flatbush Zombies, Atmosphere
  • Summer_6
    Pitchfork Music Festival
    Dates: July 18-20
    City: Chicago Performers: Kendrick Lamar, Danny Brown, Pusha T, ScHoolboy Q, Earl Sweatshirt, Isaiah Rashad, Ka
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    Dates: August 1-3
    City: Grant Park, Chicago
    Performers: Eminem, Nas, OutKast and more
  • Summer_8
    Osheaga Music And Arts Festival
    Dates: August 1-3
    City: Montreal
    Performers: OutKast, J. Cole, Childish Gambino, Pusha T, Chance The Rapper, Danny Brown, Kid Ink, Joey Badass
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    OVO Fest
    Dates: August 3 and 4
    City: Toronto
    Performers: Drake and Outkast
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    Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival
    Dates: August 8-10
    City: San Francisco
    Performers: Kanye West, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Atmosphere, Run The Jewels
  • Summer_11
    Squamish Valley Music Festival
    Dates: August 8-10
    City: Squamish, BC
    Performers: Eminem, The Roots, Danny Brown, Atmosphere
  • Summer_13
    Summer Set Music And Camping Festival
    Dates: August 15-17
    Cities: Somerset, Wisconsin
    Perfomers: Wu Tang Clan, ChanceThe Rapper, ScHoolboy Q
  • Summer_14
    Made In America
    Dates: August 30 and 31
    Cities: Los Angeles and Phildelphia
    Performers: (PA) Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean, Common , Pharrell Williams, J.Cole, De La Soul, YG, Danny Brown. (LA) TDE, Cypress Hill, YG, Nipsey Hussle, and Hit-Boy, Chance the Rapper, DJ Mustard

Once again it’s a hip-hop filled summer. With things kicking off June 21, XXL gives you a guide to this season’s music festivals so you can decide which one’s worth attending.

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