Rock The Bells 2012 Lineup

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The official Rock The Bells 2012 lineup has just been announced.

The famous hip-hop festival has just revealed what exciting names it will host and where the event will be held.

Rock The Bells will kick off on August 19 and 20 in San Bernardino, CA at the NOS Events Center, then make its way to Mountain View, CA on August 25 and 26 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre and continue to Newark, NJ on September 1 and 2 at PNC Arts Center.

Additionally, Rock The Bells will also take place in Miami, FL in December at Bay Front Amphitheatre to perform a special benefit with all proceeds will be donated to Hip Hop and Hope for Haiti.

Rock The Bells teamed up with non-profit organization Hip Hop and Hope for Haiti earlier this year “to shine light on the disaster-stricken country and to provide continued relief efforts; that of which have progressively decelerated,” according to a Rock The Bells news release.

As far as headliners, attendees can expect Kid Cudi, J Cole, Wiz Khalifa, and Atmosphere, among others while special guests will provide entertainment as well, like Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. That’s only a few of the names appearing at this year’s special festival series.

The festival series will also feature other artists including, 2 Chainz, ASAP Rocky, Big Daddy Kane, Deltron 303, Dipset, DJ Lance Rock and Friends, DJ Quik, E-40 and Too Short, Eligh, Grouch and Zion I, Fashawn, Hit Squad Reunion, Ice Cube, Immortal Technique, Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco, Mac Miller, Missy Elliott and Timbaland, Murs, Nas,  Naughty By Nature, Prodigy, Redman and Method Man, Salt-N-Pepa, Schoolboy Q, Slick Rick & Doug E Fresh, Supernatural, RZA, Tyga, Watsky, Yelawolf, and Dom Kennedy.