A Tribe Called Quest Reunite for Rock The Bells Tour, Joined by Nas & Rakim

Legendary trio A Tribe Called Quest will reunite to headline the 2008 Rock The Bells festival series this summer, it was announced on Tuesday (April 22). The tour will kick off on July 19 in Chicago before hitting nine other cities across the U.S. for seven consecutive weekends. Also confirmed to perform are Nas, De La Soul, Rakim, Ghostface and Raekwon, Mos Def, Method Man and Redman, Murs, Wale, and a reunited Pharcyde. Joining these veterans on the bill will be newcomer Jay Electronica, Kid Sister and Spank Rock. “This year’s line-up represents, respects and recognizes the diversity and inspirational possibilities often promised, but rarely delivered in a live hip-hop experience,” said tour organizer Chang Weisberg. “ We really feel that this year’s group of artists define our platform and further galvanize the legacy that Rock The Bells has earned through the years. Guerilla Union constantly strives to curate shows that house those once-in-a-lifetime performance experiences that our fans have come to expect. I am thrilled that the majority of performers on this year’s bill have new music to showcase, and we have still managed to deliver all the qualities of Rock The Bells that our fans demand year after year. There’s always something fresh and familiar about our line-ups. Fortunately, we have a knack for making Hip Hop dreams come true. And this year is going to be no different.”Sat 7/19 – Chicago, ILSun 7/20 – Toronto, ONSat 7/26 – Boston, MASun 7/27 – New York, NYSat 8/2 – Miami, FLSun 8/3 – Philadelphia, PASat 8/9 – Los Angeles, CASat 8/16 – San Francisco, CASat 8/23 – Denver, COSat 8/30 – Vancouver, BC

  • Mr. Skull Game

    First!

  • Anti-Mainstream

    This is the ONLY real Hip Hop show going every year. This is Hip Hop at it’s finest and what Hip Hop should be. Not corny ass songs with corny ass dances to go with it, or a bunch of clowns who have no talent at all dancing around with wods of cash. (Like we see on mtv, and especially bet.) Big Ups to the Rock the bells tour for keeping the true meaning of Hip Hop alive!

  • House Nigger Scum

    Who cares??

  • niggafrommemphis

    That’s fucked up none of them niggas evea come down here.One day,all you muthafukas gon’ respect the M.Tribe called Quest is still bumpin,I don’t have to mention rakim and nas.

  • Neven

    Vancouver here I come baby the Pharcyde back to rock the house and Tribe there only hope that consequence is rocking the stage too then to top it off you have the wu gods with gods son himself……………….IF YOU KIDS ARE INTERESTED IN HIP HOP AT ALL GO SEE THIS SHOW. PERIOD.

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  • k swanger

    No ATL date…WTF!!!

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  • Cubanicous

    Proably live at RED ROCKS. When they come to Denver, that is going to be sick as hell

  • http://xxlblocktalk.com Nikki Johnson

    That is the best concert ever. Please, Please Please come to Detroit. That’s something I’ve been waiting for since The Love Movement

  • AK-47

    Rock The Bells – Summerjam : 1-0