LL COOL J & Roxanne Shanté announce the ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL lineup featuring Ice Cube, Rick Ross, Lil’ Kim & many more

Rock The Bells Festival

This morning, LL COOL J and Roxanne Shanté announced the lineup for the first live concert experience from Rock The Bells, ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL, on LL COOL J’s Rock The Bells Radio (Ch. 43).

LL joined Roxanne’s show today at 9 am ET and revealed the day-long celebration will take place at Forest Hills Stadium in their hometown of Queens, NY, on Saturday, August 6th, 2022. Hosted by Roxanne, the can’t-miss event will showcase live performances by Hip-Hop legends LL COOL J himself, Ice Cube, Rick Ross, Lil’ Kim, The Diplomats ft. Cam’ron, and many more (see the full lineup below).

During the live broadcast, LL also shared audio from personal phone calls with artists featured in the star-studded lineup, offering a deeper look at what fans can expect on August 6. Listen to the full special on the SiriusXM app by searching “Rock The Bells,” or tune in to the rebroadcasts on Monday, April 4th at 4 pm and 11 pm; Tuesday, April 5th at 7 am; Wednesday, April 6th at 2 pm; and Thursday, April 7th at 12 pm (all times ET).

ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL will feature live performances, interactive experiences, art exhibits, food, fashion and much more. Coverage from the event will air exclusively on Rock The Bells Radio. The festival marks the first live concert experience from Rock The Bells, the globally celebrated Hip-Hop platform founded by LL COOL J, bringing fans a fully immersive festival moment as they experience LL’s personal love letter to Hip-Hop through the lens of music, art, fashion, culture, food, and much more.

The festival also kicks off a week of live events, activations and programming moments to celebrate the anniversary of Hip-Hop across the city that launched a movement and changed the world.

Exclusive SiriusXM Presale

Registration for presale tickets for ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL will be available Monday, April 4th at 10am ET at www.rockthebellsfestival.com, with general admission tickets to be released, Friday, April 8th at 10am ET. To register for early access to purchase tickets visit www.rockthebellsfestival.com. SiriusXM subscribers can get early presale access on AXS.com with the code RTBRADIO from Tuesday, April 5th at 10am ET through Thursday, April 7th at 10pm ET.

Festival Lineup*

LL COOL J feat. DJ Z-Trip

Rick Ross

Ice Cube

Lil’ Kim

The Diplomats ft. Cam’ron

Jim Jones & Juelz Santana

Fat Joe & Remy Ma





Digable Planets

*More to be announced soon