Exclusive: J. Cole, Riff Raff, Action Bronson Added to Rock the Bells Lineup

FUSE TV - Exclusive: J. Cole, Riff Raff, Action Bronson Added to Rock the Bells Lineup

UPDATE 7/11/13: Rock the Bells has just announced a few more performers for select stops. Please welcome Big Sean (in Washington, DC and New York), A-Trak (in LA and DC), Chief Keef (LA, DC, San Francisco and New York) and IAMSU (LA and San Francisco). Great additions! We now return you to your previously published line-up announcement...

One month after pioneering hip hop festival Rock the Bells announced that Wu-Tang Clan and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony would bring out Ol Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E holograms, respectively, organizers announced a second round of additions, including real-life rappers J. Cole, walking quotable Riff Raff and tongue-twisting Queens rapper Action Bronson.

Veteran rappers Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh and KRS-One, joining an already formidable roster that includes Talib Kweli, Kid Cudi, Black Hippy, Common and Jurassic 5, among many others. While still primarily a hip hop festival, this year's outing also boasts some impressive EDM artists, including genre-blind mash-up king Girl Talk and Colorado electronic artist Pretty Lights.

The festival, now celebrating its 10th year, is set to rock four cities this year: Los Angeles (Sept. 7-8), San Francisco (Sept. 14-15), Washington D.C. (Sept. 28-29) and New York (Oct. 4-5).

Last month, Chang Weisberg, the man behind the festival, told Fuse how the holograms came to be and that there was a possibility of even more holograms, including Biggie and Big Pun.

Here’s a complete list of who will be rocking which stage this fall:

  • Girl Talk (all markets)
  • Pretty Lights (NY)
  • J. Cole (LA, DC, NY)
  • Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh (all markets)
  • KRS-One (all markets)
  • Riff Raff (all markets)
  • Action Bronson (LA, SF)

We spoke to Action Bronson and Kendrick Lamar about the significance of the festival and why they're excited to perform at Rock the Bells.

Rock the Bells

21m

Rock the Bells

Bruce Springsteen: Born to Rock

41m

Bruce Springsteen: Born to Rock

Rock the Runway - Pt 2

46m

Rock the Runway - Pt 2

Rock the Runway - Pt 1

44m

Rock the Runway - Pt 1

The Women of Standing Rock - Trailer

2m

The Women of Standing Rock - Trailer

Rockness Festival

21m

Rockness Festival

End of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock

1h 27m

End of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock

J Boogie

10m

J Boogie

Ready For Action

22m

Ready For Action

Rock Steady Row

1h 3m

Rock Steady Row

J.I.D

20m

J.I.D

Rock Steady Row - Trailer

1m

Rock Steady Row - Trailer

Rolling Stones: Rock Royalty

59m

Rolling Stones: Rock Royalty

Everybody Loves Chris Rock

40m

Everybody Loves Chris Rock

J.Lo: Self Made

41m

J.Lo: Self Made

J Dilla's Vinyl Collection

26m

J Dilla's Vinyl Collection

The Exclusive Premiere of Big Freedia's New Music Video, "BigFoot"

3m

The Exclusive Premiere of Big Freedia's New Music Video, "BigFoot"

Prince Royce and J Balvin

20m

Prince Royce and J Balvin

Frank Lucero, A.J. Jamal

45m

Frank Lucero, A.J. Jamal

Take It. Own It. ROCK IT!

20m

Take It. Own It. ROCK IT!

Down to the Wire

45m

Down to the Wire

Hail To The King

22m

Hail To The King

Welcome to the Jungle

46m

Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to The 212

20m

Welcome to The 212

Sneak Peek Inside J. Dilla's Record Collection

1m

Sneak Peek Inside J. Dilla's Record Collection

J.I.D., Madame Gandhi, 24kGoldn

24m

J.I.D., Madame Gandhi, 24kGoldn

The Legend of Baron To'a

1h 39m

The Legend of Baron To'a

That Back To The Future Ish

20m

That Back To The Future Ish

J Balvin Plays 2 Truths and a Lie In Español

1m

J Balvin Plays 2 Truths and a Lie In Español

The Legend of Baron To'a - Trailer

1m

The Legend of Baron To'a - Trailer

Wearing Your Shower Curtain to the Club

41m

Wearing Your Shower Curtain to the Club

King Keraun Goes "Back to the Future"

6m

King Keraun Goes "Back to the Future"

What To Expect On Clash of the Corps

1m

What To Expect On Clash of the Corps

The Dolly Parton Story: From Rags to Rhinestones

41m

The Dolly Parton Story: From Rags to Rhinestones

Got to Be in it To Win it: America's Obsession with the Lottery

2m

Got to Be in it To Win it: America's Obsession with the Lottery

Comedians React to Unbelievably Strange Laws in the US

6m

Comedians React to Unbelievably Strange Laws in the US

Clash of The Corps Is Putting DCI Stereotypes To Rest

1m

Clash of The Corps Is Putting DCI Stereotypes To Rest

Yesenia Gives Financial Advice To Mia | Clash of The Corps

2m

Yesenia Gives Financial Advice To Mia | Clash of The Corps

Is Tossing Your Man's Salad The Way To His Heart: Dear Bambiana

2m

Is Tossing Your Man's Salad The Way To His Heart: Dear Bambiana

King Keraun Learns How To Make The Perfect At Home Pillow Fort

6m

King Keraun Learns How To Make The Perfect At Home Pillow Fort

The Beatles: In the Life

1h 2m

The Beatles: In the Life

The River and the Wall

1h 45m

The River and the Wall

The Canvas LA: Spotlight How Rhianna Went From Flea Markets to Her Jewelry Line, Vidakush

9m

The Canvas LA: Spotlight How Rhianna Went From Flea Markets to Her Jewelry Line, Vidakush

The Blue Devils Bring The Parade

1m

The Blue Devils Bring The Parade

The Best of The Best Clash

2m

The Best of The Best Clash

The Exchange

1h 27m

The Exchange

The FP

1h 20m

The FP

The Canvas

The Canvas

The 212

The 212

The Feels

1h 21m

The Feels

The Runway

1h 33m

The Runway

The Citizen

1h 34m

The Citizen

The Motorcycle

23m

The Motorcycle

The Reunion

45m

The Reunion

The Decision

44m

The Decision

The Hustle

20m

The Hustle

The Pilot

21m

The Pilot

Two to Tango

46m

Two to Tango

Right To Twerk

20m

Right To Twerk

Addicted to Love

46m

Addicted to Love

Toe to Toe

1h 43m

Toe to Toe

License to Breed

23m

License to Breed

Care to Laugh

1h 16m

Care to Laugh

Welcome To Hollywood

21m

Welcome To Hollywood

Maid To Order

45m

Maid To Order

Filmmakers To Watch

Filmmakers To Watch

Peder Cho Shows How to DIY A Pair of Jeans into the Ultimate Y2K Mini Skirt

10m

Peder Cho Shows How to DIY A Pair of Jeans into the Ultimate Y2K Mini Skirt

All the Focus is on the Diamonds

21m

All the Focus is on the Diamonds

The Ladies Play "Fill In The Blanks"

1m

The Ladies Play "Fill In The Blanks"

The Hilarious Reality of the American Rat Race

2m

The Hilarious Reality of the American Rat Race

Out With The Old, In With The New

20m

Out With The Old, In With The New

Care to Laugh - Trailer

2m

Care to Laugh - Trailer

Whitney: Born to Sing

41m

Whitney: Born to Sing

Rich The Kid

20m

Rich The Kid

Between the Shades

1h 22m

Between the Shades

Enter the Metaverse

21m

Enter the Metaverse

The Vest Guest

20m

The Vest Guest

Crossed the Line

1h 30m

Crossed the Line

Into The Woods

21m

Into The Woods

Pink: The Truth

57m

Pink: The Truth

The Revolution Generation

1h 17m

The Revolution Generation

Making The Retrograde

20m

Making The Retrograde

Inside the MMA

41m

Inside the MMA

The Daphne Project

1h 7m

The Daphne Project

Facing The Truth

20m

Facing The Truth

Sea to Shining Sea

1h 21m

Sea to Shining Sea

Toe to Toe - Trailer

2m

Toe to Toe - Trailer

Go Back to China

1h 21m

Go Back to China

Who Came To Win?

20m

Who Came To Win?

Making the Cut

46m

Making the Cut

Who's the Boss?

24m

Who's the Boss?

The Feels - Trailer

1m

The Feels - Trailer

Missy: The Icon

20m

Missy: The Icon

Meet The Family

21m

Meet The Family

The Prison Within

1h 23m

The Prison Within

Cassandro, The Exotico!

1h 15m

Cassandro, The Exotico!

The Sex Clinic

The Sex Clinic

The Read - Trailer

57s

The Read - Trailer

Create The Future

20m

Create The Future

The Glow Up

20m

The Glow Up

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