The Art of Rap festival announces dates (2016)

The Art of Rap festival follows in the footsteps of Ice-T’s critically acclaimed documentary film “The Art Of Rap”. True to the theme of the film this year’s The Art Of Rap Festival lineup features a who’s who of the history of Rap & Hip Hop. Public Enemy, Ice-T, Naughty by Nature, Mobb Deep, Grandmaster’s Furious 5 feat. Melle Mel & Scorpio, EPMD, Kurtis Blow, The Sugarhill Gang and is hosted by Chief Rocker Busy Bee.
“Hip Hop is the most powerful and influential cultural movement since Rock and Roll. A TRUE art form that deserves RESPECT.” – Ice T
“Hip Hop is crucial to many peoples lives and The Art Of Rap is the true game of Hip Hop! Zulu Nation forever.” – Mickey Bentson (CO-Founder of The Universal Zulu Nation).
The first ever The Art Of Rap Festival was held at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA on Saturday July 18, 2015. The second event was held at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA on Sunday July 19, 2015.
Current itinerary below:
Sat, Jul 16, 2016 – Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion
Sun, Jul 17, 2016 – Austin, TX – Austin 360 Amphitheater*
Fri, Jul 22, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA – Palladium*
Sat, Jul 23, 2016 – Las Vegas, NV – Downtown Las Vegas
Fri, Jul 29, 2016 – Brooklyn, NY – Coney Island Amphitheater
Sun, Jul 31, 2016 – Atlanta, GA – Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Fri, Aug 5, 2016 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sat, Aug 6, 2016 – Sterling Heights, MI – Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
* Naughty by Nature not appearing at this event