Originally published May 24, 2011, 8:18 p.m.
New artists were just announced on the Rock the Bells 2011 lineup:
Common, DOOM, Killah Priest, and Boy Jones will be joining previously announced artists on the Rock the Bells 2011 bill.
Erykah Badu is also now confirmed to be performing her debut album, Baduizm.
From the release:
New line-up addition Common will perform his Kanye West-produced 2005 breakthrough album Be in select markets and Wu Tang Clan associate Killah Priest will perform 1998 release Heavy Mental. Previously announced co-headliner Erykah Badu will also perform her debut album Baduizm.
British rapper DOOM will take the stage making his North American festival debut. Joining DOOM for all four dates is Boy Jones, the son of late Wu Tang member Ol' Dirty Bastard, who will be co-hosting the 36 Chambers Stage.
ROCK THE BELLS 2011 LINEUP JUST ANNOUNCED!
The festival will be hosted by The RZA, MURS 3:16, and Supernatural.
Performing this year:
Lauryn Hill: Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Nas: Illmatic w/ AZ, Pete Rock and DJ Premier
Cypress Hill: Black Sunday
Erykah Badu *
Mos Def and Talib Kweli Are Black Star
Raekwon and Ghostface Killah: Only Built for Cuban Linx
Mobb Deep: The Infamous
The Gza: Liquid Swords
Mac Miller *
Souls of Mischief: 93 till Infinity
Blu and Exile
Random Axe *
Mastah Killah: No Said Date
*only performing select dates
The festival's California date is August 20 in San Bernardino at San Manuel Amphitheater.
The Guerilla Union pre-sale for the Rock The Bells 2011 will go from June 3 at 10am PST – 10pm PST. The general on-sale starts on June 4. Visit www.rockthebells.net for the exact lineup per city.
Reported by Daniel Kohn.