Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Imagine seeing your favorite ole school and new school hip-hop stars all on the same concert bill?

Well that’s what Rock the Bells is offering for this year’s 2012 Festival.  The line-up was announced this week and features a mixture of rap newcomers and legendary MCs that will make you wanna pull out a boom box, cardboard palate and start break dancing!

Another surprising element to this year’s festival is that it has been expanded from one day to two days of pure hip-hop bliss!

Scheduled Performers include:

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Missy Elliott and Timbaland, Kid Cudi, Nas, Wiz Khalifa, J. Cole, Lupe Fiasco, Ice Cube, Mac Miller, Atmosphere, Dipset, Kendrick Lamar, Method Man and Redman performing Blackout, Deltron 3030, the Hit Squad, A$AP Rocky, Tyga, Immortal Technique, 2 Chainz, E-40 and Too $hort, DJ Quik, Naughty by Nature, Big Daddy Kane, Salt-N-Pepa, Slick Rick, Prodigy, Yelawolf, DJ Lance Rock, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q, Murs and Fashawn, Zion I and Grouch and Eligh, Dom Kennedy and Watsky.

Rock the Bells starts on August 18-19 in San Bernadino, CA; August 26-27 in Mountain View, CA and ends on September 1-2 in Holmdel, NJ.

Pre-sale tickets are available today starting at 10am. General tickets will go on sale Saturday, May 19 at 10am. Additional information is available at the official website.