J. Cole, Fetty Wap and More To Headline 2016 Billboard Hot 100 Festival
The summer festival landscape is getting more crowded than ever and now Billboard just upped the ante. The music chart-monitoring publication announced the line-up for their second annual Hot 100 Music Festival today (May 18) and J. Cole and Fetty Wap are the fest's hip-hop headliners.
The festival is in partnership between the brand and Live Nation and is pulling together all the nation's biggest music chart toppers for the occasion. Other acts on the bill include rap duo Rae Sremmurd, Wale, Madeintyo, Jahkoy, Skizzy Mars and "Panda" rapper Desiigner. The two-day festival takes place August 20 and 21 at Jones Beach Theater out in Long Island, New York.
Last year, Billboard rounded up a similar caliber of performers for their inaugural year. Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd and Lil Wayne were among the festival's biggest acts with Fetty scoring an afternoon spot on the side stage in 2015. This year, the Grammy-nominated Jersey rapper will be taking center stage as one of the biggest rappers on the bill.
Aside from Zoovier, Cole will have the last laugh – and likely the biggest check – from the night's festivities. It was reported earlier this month that the 2014 Forest Hills Drive MC was the highest paid rapper of last year.
Pre-sale for festival tickets went on sale today at 10 A.M E.S.T and tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, May 21 at 10 A.M. E.S.T. Does this year's lineup make you want to cop tickets?
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