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Thank You We’ll See You Next Year

We had so much fun celebrating our 10 year anniversary and we are glad you were all part of it! We appreciate all the support and love from all of our fans. Here’s to 10 more years, see you all next year!


Dom Kennedy & Freeway Announce Release Dates


Rock the Bells artist Dom Kennedy stamps down a release date for Get Home Safely.

Numerous albums for both the end of 2013 and beginning of 2014 were announced this past week.

Dom Kennedy finally revealed the release date for his long awaited upcoming project. Get Home Safely will be released on October 15 and is his follow-up to 2011’s From the Westside, With Love II and last year’s Yellow Album.

Los Angeles songstress and frequent rap hit collaborator Jhene Aiko has announced she’s releasing an EP before the release of her debut album, Souled Out. Sail Out EP will drop on October 29 and features the single “Bed Peace,” with Childish Gambino, which has already been released.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania rapper Freeway and the Jacka will release a collaborative project within the next few months. Highway Robbery will see a drop date of November 12 and will be released via a joint venture between each’s labels, Team Early Entertainment and The Artist Records, respectively.

Catch all of these artists at ROCK THE BELLS in DC and NY! Get your tickets now!

by PAUL MEARA via HipHopDX

Pusha T ‘My Name Is My Name’ Album Snippets

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The long-awaited album from Rock the Bells artist Pusha T is just two weeks away and today, we get some teasers to hold us down. My Name Is My Name hits stores October 8 but fans can get a firsthand preview below with snippets from the whole album. And in case you missed it, he had a monster track with Kendrick Lamar and Nottz just last week — check that here. A pre-order option is also available for MNIMN on iTunes now.

Danny Brown Unveils ‘Old’ Tracklist


Rock the Bells artist Danny Brown’s forthcoming Old album is widely regarded as one of 2013’s more anticipated projects. Set to arrive at the beginning of next month, today the powers that be have liberated the tracklist coinciding with the 19-track work. A number of impressive features will be showcased, with assistance coming in from the likes of Freddie Gibbs, Purity Ring, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, A$AP Rocky, Charli XCX and more. You can get a look at the entire set of tracks and features below and then hit us with what artist feature maybe surprises you the most. Old will be here on October 8.

1. Side A (Old)
2. The Return (ft. Freddie Gibbs)
3. 25 Bucks (ft. Purity Ring)
4. Wonderbread
5. Gremlins
6. Dope Fiend Rental (Schoolboy Q)
7. Torture
8. Lonely
9. Clean Up
10. Red 2 Go
11. Side B (Dope)
12. Dubstep (ft. Scruffizer)
13. Dip
14. Smokin’ & Drinkin’
15. Break It (Go)
16. Handstand
17. Way Up Here (ft. Ab-Soul)
18. Kush Coma (ft. A$AP Rocky, Zelooperz)
19. Float On (ft. Charli XCX)


Catch Danny Brown perform some of his NEW tracks at ROCK THE BELLS IN DC! Buy your tickets NOW!

Rock the Bells LA and SF Contest Winners

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Thank you to all of the fans that were in attendance this past weekend!
We appreciate all the love the Bay has for Rock the Bells!

We hosted numerous contests for LOS ANGELES and SAN FRANCISCO!

Congratulations to the winners below who won SPECIAL prizes!

RTB LA Soundcheck Winner: Kira Brown (@anoelmai)
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Kira got an exclusive SNEAK PEEK at the RTB holograms BEFORE ANYONE ELSE! She also attened RTB and got to see Black Hippy in the PHOTO PIT!

RTB LA ASK AB-SOUL FERRIS WHEEL CONTEST: Jesus Pulido (@enlightenedsol)
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Unfortunately, Ab-Soul was not able to make it to the Ferris Wheel interview, BUT Jesus was able to hang out with Ab-Soul in his TRAILER AFTER his set!
Ab-Soul then signed Jesus’ shirt and gave him a TDE hat!

RTB SWEEPSTAKES: Jose Perez, check out his video HERE!

Jose Perez was SURPRISED when he saw Black Hippy’s SCHOOLBOY Q at his door with RTB tickets! ScHoolboy hung out with Jose at his apartment as they talked about their favorite music and the TDE movement!

Congrats Alex Aguayo (@bignastieproblem)
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Congrats to Alex (@amo510) who won the RTB SOUND CHECK IN SF!

Congrats @TKO314 (DC) and @pasania (NY)
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Stay posted for more chances to WIN!

iPhone and Androids – Download RTB Mobile App

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Come to Rock the Bells preprared! Download the RTB mobile app, now available for ANDROIDS and IPHONES!

-Create and personalize your weekend SCHEDULE
-Listen to the TuneIn RADIO STATION playing only RTB artists
-TAKE and SHARE PICTURES to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
-Get SMS TEXT NOTIFICATIONS for important news and updates
…and much more!

Rock the Bells x Monster Contest Winners


Our sponsor MONSTER hosted numerous contests in LOS ANGELES and in SAN FRANCISCO. See winners below for each city!

Congrats Aransxa Robles (Instagram: @coookster) for winning MONSTER ENERGY’S cruiser bike!
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Congrats to Jose Juarez (@JoseOle123) & Harrison Katz (@awe5ome518) for winning The House of Marley Monster Music Speakers!

Congratulations Lorenzo Belda (Instagram: @mcmuffin510) for winning MONSTER ENERGY’S cruiser bike!
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Congrats to Ruben Valles (@RubeenValles) & Anita Utami (@AnitaUtami) for winning The House of Marley Monster Music Speakers!

Congrats Diego (@XdiegoesX) for winning a pair of MONSTER PRODUCTS DNA Headphones!
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Congrats to all the winners, stay posted for more contests on HERE!

Rock the Bells LA and SF Team Backpack Cyphers


VIP ticket holders had access to catch the Rock the Bells x Team Backpack cyphers presented by Vibe Magazine that went down on the VIP stage! The first cypher that went down in LA featured Dizzy Wright, Lecrae and Phora!

In San Francisco, the cypher included Kyle, Futuristic and D-Why! Catch clips of each video below!

LOS ANGELES featuring Dizzy Wright X Lecrae X Phora:

SAN FRANCISCO featuring Kyle x Futuristic x D-Why | Prod. By Tyler:

Don’t miss out on the cyphers going down in DC and in NY! Stay posted for the cypher schedule!

More info at and view all TeamBackpack cyphers on their YouTube channel!

RTB x Team Back Pack Cypher Schedule

Rock the Bells in LA is only ONE DAY AWAY! Will you be catching the Rock the Bells cyphers presented by Vibe and Team Backpack?!

The cyphers will be taking place in the VIP area strictly for VIP ticket holders. Artists from Lecrae, Problem to Dizzy Wright and Bishop Lamont will be participating in the cyphers!

Peep the schedule below and make sure ya’ll don’t miss it!


Fuse Presents The Rock the Bells Cheat Sheet

Heading to Rock the Bells THIS WEEKEND?! Our media partner has provided you all with the RTB Cheat Sheet! Veg out. Party down. Blow off steam. Whatever you feel like doing, we’ve got suggestions for you while you visit the traveling hip-hop festival!


View the full article here!

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