This August signals the 10th anniversary for HARD Summer, which maintains its reputation for pushing boundaries and booking talent based on merit rather than an established following. Of particular interest this time is a sampling of the U.K.’s biggest grime stars: Skepta, JME, Ghetts and Madam X. The lineup also has its share of proven U.S. crowd-wowers: A-Trak, Cashmere Cat and Justice (doing a DJ set) on Saturday and Claude VonStroke, 12th Planet and Destructo (aka HARD founder Gary Richards) on Sunday. Special to this HARD will be a tribute to Mobb Deep’s recently deceased Prodigy; Snoop Dogg performing his groundbreaking debut, 1993’s Doggystyle, in its entirety; and master hitmaker Mike WiLL Made-It (Kendrick Lamar, Future, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz) making his first festival appearance. Many multigenre ladies are interspersed through the two days as well: Anna Lunoe, Nina Las Vegas, Ellen Allien, Uffie and house royalty DJ Heather and DJ Colette. Also Sunday, Aug. 6.

With DJ Snake, Justice (DJ set), Rae Sremmurd, Zeds Dead, Tchami, Cashmere Cat, Skepta, Ty Dollar Sign, Malaa, A-Track, Mobb Deep, Anna Lunoe, Kayzo, E-40, Brodinski, Charli XCX, AC Slater, Ellen Allien, Soul Clap, Nina Las Vegas, Ghetts, Uffie, Egyptian Lover, DJ Heather, DJ Colette and many others.
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