Guerilla Union’s Rock the Bells Powered by SanDisk 2008 has established its international festival series as a world-class hip-hop platform, hosting legendary performances by Rage Against the Machine, NAS, A Tribe Called Quest, Public Enemy, Lauryn Hill, Blackstar (Talib Kweli and Mos Def), Hieroglyphics, Living Legends, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Cypress Hill and Jurassic 5, as well as reuniting Wu-Tang for their last performance with ODB in 2004. In 2007, it was the top-grossing hip-hop event in the country. This year’s festival series tour will pass through 10 major markets in North America, in addition to events in Europe and Asia, and feature stellar performances from many of hip-hop’s most notable names, including A Tribe Called Quest, NAS, Mos Def, De La Soul, Rakim, Method Man & Redman, Raekwon & Ghostface (Cuban Linx), Immortal Technique, Dead Prez, Murs, Kidz In The Hall, the reunited The Pharcyde and many others.
Rock the Bells powered by SanDisk will take place from July through September in cities around the world, including Chicago, Toronto, Miami, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Amsterdam. The sponsorship program includes advertising promotions in the cities where the concerts are held, SMS campaigns, radio promotions and giveaways and a SanDisk VIP hospitality environment at concert venues. Within this setting, artists will experience elements of SanDisk’s on-site activation and test drive some of SanDisk’s new products. Additionally, concert-goers will have the opportunity to meet a SanDisk “SLOT spotter,” participate in a SanDisk interactive experience and win prizes.
Complete details can be found at www.guerillaunion.com.