Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, finally united, are looking to impact the game yet again in a major way. Hip-Hop Wired had an opportunity to speak with group members Bizzy Bone and Flesh-N-Bone about the biggest moment of their year: resurrecting Eazy-E in hologram form at the West Coast shows of the Rock The Bells Festival.
Sad news for east coast Hip-Hop fans looking to get their annual festival fix at Rock The Bells. According to XXL and Ticketmaster’s web site, both the New York City and Washington D.C. shows have been canceled because of poor ticket sales.
Action Bronson saw the bad end of a routine bodily function over the weekend. According to a series of tweets from the rapper, a sneeze caused a back injury that left him unable to perform at Rock The Bells over the weekend.
Rock The Bells is gearing up to celebrate its 10th anniversary the right way, and by right, we mean a reintroduction of the posthumous performance. The revelation was made earlier today when Guerilla Union announced this year’s official lineup, which surprisingly featured Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E as performers.
While a lot of the North East coasts’ rap fanbase was up in Philadelphia for the Made In America festival, the other chunk of hip-hop heads were in New Jersey for Rock The Bells. Artists such as the Wu-Tang Clan, Curren$y, Murs & Fashawn, and plenty of others touched the stage, it was Nas’ set that stole the show. Nas, […]
Bay Area veterans E-40 and Too $hort might’ve musically supplied the Bay Area community for years as well as provide a cultural blueprint for new generations to model themselves after, but allegedly the city of Mountain View doesn’t believe that’s enough to bill them on for the Rock the Bells tour. In an interview with Fuse, […]
As a New York native, DMX has a special place in his heart for the city that never sleeps, and will use his next album to pay tribute to the Big Apple. X’s forthcoming Undisputed release is slated to drop on Sept. 11, in commemoration of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that took the lives of over […]
When Drake crowned himself the only rapper to “successfully” mix rapping and singing, the Young Money rapper was raked over the social media coals—but not everyone was upset. While some, noted DMX, as one of the many artists to pave the way for Drake’s love of infusing harmony with his rap lyrics, the New York […]
Hit-Boy’s career is still moving at a lightning pace, and the West Coaster is enjoying the ride. Having already snagged a major production credit on last year’s Watch the Throne, 2012 has been about Hit-Boy’s rap dreams, a move which has been equally well received by the mainstream. After dropping his HITStory mixtape a couple of […]
It’s been a long time coming for music’s “illest pitbull in a skirt.” First taking time out of the game to work on her acting career, Eve’s foray back into rap hasn’t been without a few roadblocks. Discrepancies with her label Interscope Records, led to the Philly native jumping ship and heading over to EMI, […]
J. Cole was one of the artist that touched the stage at the Rock The Bells festival this past weekend in California. As Jermaine tends to do with his shows lately, he premiered a new song live on stage called “I’m A Fool.” We caught a rip of the song as it was performed live for the […]
Day two of Guerilla Union’s Rock The Bells saw the fabled concert series bring out a myriad of Hip-Hop legends and today’s biggest stars all in one place. Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, Murs & Fashawn shared the stage with rappers like Nas, Big Daddy Kane, DJ Quik, Salt & Pepa and more. Day one’s performances included the […]
Rock the Bells went off without a hitch for day one of this year’s two-day festival at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, Calif. Saturday (Aug. 18). With the likes of Common, 2 Chainz, J. Cole, Jadakiss, DMX, Eve and more taking the main stage, Kid Cudi wrapped things up with an energetic headlining […]
Nas claims that he doesn’t use a ghostwriter, but veteran scribe dream hampton begs to differ. Hampton and the rest of the Hip-Hop Twitterverse were in a fury Monday (Aug. 13) night, debating over whether or not the Queensbridge MC–who will headline Rock the Bells in San Bernardino, Calif. Sunday (Aug. 19)– used someone else’s […]
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Krayzie Bone went a little too hard last night, and the weekend hasn’t even started yet. The Ohio native was busted for driving drunk while in Los Angeles early Friday (July 27), reports TMZ. According to law enforcement sources who spoke with the website, Krayzie was pulled over at 12:30 a.m. in accordance […]
The legendary quotable machine also known as Dark Man X and Peter Rosenberg sat through a pretty uncomfortable interview. DMX, who to be honest looked pretty messed up, talked about his legendary career and what he brings to a live show. After the press conference for Rock The Bells Rosenberg and X also talk about […]
Music Festivals are the new snapbacks, they’re cool until you can’t turn a corner without seeing one of them pop up. This years Rock The Bells will feature a who’s who of today’s headlines and rising stars such as Wiz Khalifa, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz and rounded out with dependable reoccurring sets like Nas, Dipset, […]
This dropped a couple of weeks ago but but it nevertheless deserves some shine. Tanya Morgan released a video for “Rock The Bells,” featuring Aeon, off their You & What Army EP that is out now. The Brooklyn duo (Von Pea & Donwill) spit rhymes and kick it with their Lessondary crew on the roof […]
Common Discusses ‘Be’ – ‘Classic Albums By Classic Artists’ Presented by Reebok & Rock the Bells ‘Classic Albums By Classic Artists’ presented by Reebok Classics & Rock The Bells is a video series which features artists that are performing on the tour speaking on their works. In this clip, Common talks about his gold LP, […]