Common To Perform Be Album in Full at Rock the Bells

Common will be joining the all-star lineup of this year’s Rock the Bells Festival.

Com will perform his XXL-rated, largely Kanye West-produced album, Be, in full. Other confirmed headliners include Ms. Lauryn Hill, Nas, Cypress Hill, Erykah Badu, Raekwon and Ghostface, Mobb Deep and Mos Def and Talib Kweli, all performing classic albums in their entirety.

Performances will take place on three stages, including the main stage and the Rza-helmed 36 Chambers Stage featuring Wu-Tang Clan members.

RTB also announced the venue for the Boston show on September 10, which will take place at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Ma. [See below]

Pre-sale tickets for the Boston show go on sale Friday, July 29 at 10 a.m. EST; general tickets go on sale Saturday, July 30 at 10 a.m. EST via www.livenation.com. Other stops include San Bernardino, Calif. on August 20, Mountain View, Calif. on August 27 and New York, NY on September 3. —Lauren Carter

See the full Boston lineup below:
Ms. Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Nas – Illmatic
Cypress Hill – Black Sunday
Erykah Badu - Baduizm
Black Star – Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star
Common – Be
Raekwon & Ghostface – Only Built for Cuban Linx
Mobb Deep – The Infamous
The GZA – Liquid Swords
Immortal Technique
DOOM
Slaughterhouse
Big K.R.I.T.
Souls of Mischief – 93 ‘til Infinity
Black Moon
Childish Gambino
Blu & Exile
Fashawn
Random Axe
Masta Killah – No Said Date
Evidence
Macklemore
Freddie Gibbs
Roc Marciano
Killah Priest – Heavy Mental

Hosted by:
The RZA + MURS 3:16 + Supernatural + Boy Jones

  • tim

    this has been known for a while now, damn.

  • wrong

    the venue was announced today after 2 months of being the only city not to have tickets on sale yet.

    so no, it hasn’t been know. you fuck.