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Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Lil Wayne to Join Run-D.M.C. for ‘Hip-Hop 50’ anniversary concert

Run-DMC, Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg + More reportedly to headline Hip-Hop 50 live concert at Yankee Stadium.

Hip Hop 50 Live: Yankee Stadium Concert Lineup Announced

Yankee Stadium to host ‘Hip Hop 50’ anniversary concert.

Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Ice Cube and many more have joined Run-DMC on the star-studded lineup for a mega concert celebrating Hip-Hop’s origin in the genre’s birthplace this summer.

Big names will take center stage inside the legendary Yankee Stadium on August 11 in The Bronx. Doors for the show will open at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Along with the names mentioned above, there will be several special sets in commemoration of the event, including Queens of Hip-Hop, headlined by Eve, Trina, Remy Ma, and Lil Kim, along with a Pillars of Hip-Hop set paying homage to the early architects of the genre such as Kurtis Blow, Melle Mel, Roxanne Shante and more. Other performers include T.I., Fat Joe, Common, A$AP Ferg, EPMD, Ghostface Killah, Lupe Fiasco, and Slick Rick, while the DJ set will feature Clark Kent, Marley Marl, Mannie Fresh, and Battlecat.

“I am honored to hit the stage in the Bronx, the birthplace of Hip Hop and celebrate all of my heroes,” said RUN in a press release. “Aug 11th is Hip Hop’s 50th birthday! So…’Up in the Bronx’ where it all started we will be celebrating this historic moment in history! I am honored to pay tribute to the culture that allowed this little shy kid from Queens to grow up and become The Mighty King of Rock! Thank you Hip Hop!!!” said DMC.

Pre-sales begin this Thursday (June 8), will start as low as $50 and pre-sale.

Check out the full lineup below.


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