*It’s now official – former Fugees member Lauryn Hill has joined the lineup of the 2010 Rock The Bells Festival.
As previously reported, there had been rumors that the reclusive singer/rapper would participate this year alongside confirmed acts Snoop Dogg, A Tribe Called Quest and DJ Premiere. Organizers made the official announcement on Tuesday (June 8).
Each artist on the 2010 Rock The Bells bill will perform one of their classic albums in its entirety. Hill will rock “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” Snoop will deliver “Doggystyle,” A Tribe Called Quest will perform “Midnight Marauders” and DJ Premier will pay homage to Gang Starr member Guru, who died of cancer in April of 2010.
Previously-announced acts include Wu-Tang Clan, KRS-One, Slick Rick, Rakim, Murs, Immortal Technique, 9th Wonder, Clipse, Wiz Khalifa and others.
The Rock The Bells Tour will visit San Bernardino (August 21), San Francisco (August 22), Governors Island (New York) and Washington, DC (August 29).