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
Souls of Mischief - 93 ‘til Infinity
Blu & Exile
Masta Killah - No Said Date
Killah Priest – Heavy Mental
The RZA + MURS 3:16 + Supernatural + Boy Jones