Ice-T Curating Hip-Hop Festival This Summer

(Radio.com) Ice-T is curating a hip-hop festival that he says will celebrate all eras of hip-hop with the Art of Rap festival, named after his documentary The Art of Rap.

The two day festival will take place on July 18 at the Verizon Wireless Ampitheater in Irvine, Calif., and July 19 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif. Ice-T will co-headline July 18 with The Game, and headline the show on July 19.

Other artists performing at both dates include Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Afrika Bambaataa, Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Doug E. Fresh, EPMD, Kurtis Blow, Mack 10, Slick Rick, Grandmaster Melle Mel, King Tee, tha Alkaholiks, Too Short and Xzibit, among others. Rakim, Warren G and Naughty Nation, featuring Naughty by Nature members Treach and Kaygee, will perform at the Irvine date. Read more here.

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