Iconic rapper LL Cool J is bringing his Rock The Bells Festival back to NYC..just in time to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop! What was first founded back in 2018, its now on its fifth year and is bringing a legendary lineup to his hometown of Queens.
Concert-goers will be treated to an entire day of artists that have shifted the culture and movement of the genre. Here’s everything you need to know before you go!
Where is Rock the Bells Festival?
This year’s festival will take place at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens!
When is Rock the Bells Festival?
This year’s festival is happening on August 5, 2023 starting at 1 pm.
What is the lineup for Rock The Bells Festival?
This year’s lineup includes LL COOL J feat. DJ Z- Trip and The Roots, RUN DMC, Queen Latifah, Ludacris, De La Soul, Method Man & Redman, Swizz Beatz with SUPER special guests, Salt-n-Pepa, Big Daddy Kane, The God MC Rakim, Slick Rick, Boot Camp Clik feat. Buckshot and Evil Dee, Smif-N-Wessun, OGC and Rock & Bernadette Price, MC Lyte, Yo-Yo, MC Sha-Rock, Roxanne Shanté, Monie Love, Cold Crush Brothers, Jungle Brothers, Black Sheep, Brand Nubian, The Lost Boyz, and more to be announced.
How can I get tickets to Rock the Bells Festival?
Tickets for Rock the Bells Festival are available via the festival’s website.
Anything else exciting happening for the festival?
Another fun activation happening around Rock the Bells Festival is a brand new merch launch with Walmart! The festival will be partnering with curated livestream shopping platform NTWRK to release a limited edition Walmart x Rock The Bells capsule collection featuring new-to-world designs from Brooklyn-based artist Adrian Brandon.
Learn more about the collaboration here.