Ice-T is taking his documentary-turned-festival and now making it into a tour. The first annual Art of Rap Festival Tour will bring together Ice-T, Public Enemy, Naughty by Nature, Mobb Deep, Sugarhill Gang and more, kicking off on July 16 in Dallas, TX, at the Gexa Pavilion.

The eight-show run will make stops in Austin, Hollywood, Brooklyn and Chicago, before wrapping up on August 6 at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Detroit, MI. See the full lineup below, plus ticket details and dates.

The Art of Rap Lineup 2016

Ice-T
Public Enemy
Naughty by Nature
Mobb Deep
Sugarhill Gang
EPMD
Kurtis Blow
MYC Lyte
Grandmaster Melle Mel
Scorpio

(*Lineup will vary by date)

The Art of Rap Festival 2016 Tour Dates

07/16 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Pavilion
07/17 – Austin, TX @ Austin 360 Amphitheater
07/22 – Hollywood, CA @ Palladium
07/23 – Las Vegas, NV @ Downtown Las Vegas
07/29 – Brooklyn, NY @ Coney Island Amphitheater
07/31 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
08/05 – Chicago, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/6 – Detroit, MI @ Freedom Hill Amphitheatre

The Art of Rap Tickets


Presented by the SiriusXM channel, Backspin, tickets for the the Art of Rap tour go on sale May 13 via the festival’s website.

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