by Black Bubblegum

Busta Rhymes enjoying a smoke at Knitting Factory (more by Zach Stern)

You know what they say... you gotta spend money to make it. With that in mind, I guess it makes alot of sense that Rock The Bells is spendin' "Arab Money" to add a pair of big guns (Busta Rhymes and The GZA) to their previously announced lineup of Nas & Damien Marley, Common, The Roots, RZA, Raekwon, and others. In addition, Rock The Bells has also laid out the routing for their summer jammy jam, hitting 10 cities in 2 1/2 months including New York at Jones Beach Ampitheatre on July 19th. Tickets go on sale to gen pop on May 2nd, but are on presale NOW, with the password TROJANS for the NY, Detroit, Boston, Toronto, DC, and Chicago dates.

All dates below...

June 27th - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Chicago
June 28th - DTE Energy Music Theatre, Detroit
July 5th - Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto
July 12th - Merriweather Post Pavilion, Washington DC
July 18th - Comcast Center, Boston
July 19th - Jones Beach Amphitheatre, New York
August 1st - Deer Lake Park, Vancouver
August 6th - Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver
August 8th - San Manuel Amphitheatre, Los Angeles
August 9th - Shoreline Amphitheatre, San Francisco

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