Big Boi, Ghostface Killah, and Rick Ross are among the many artists lined up to perform on Rock the Bells Cruise. The celebration is to mark half a century of hip-hop’s existence.
The one-of-a-kind cruise experience is set to take place from 13 to 17 November 2023 (four nights). The cruise is supported through a partnership between the Norwegian Pearl and Sixthman and is expected to sail to the Bahamas from Miami.
Big Names Lined Up
On 25 January (Wednesday), Rock The Bells and LL COOL J released a list of the expected performers. Big Boi and Rozay Ghostface will perform alongside other greats like Too $hirt, Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and Lil Jon. Other artists on the list unveiled on 25 January include DJ Scratch, Grandmaster Caz, Bun B, EPMD, DJ Quik, Pete Rock, Mannie Fresh, and Blaze. Torae and Roxane Shante will host the show.
Rock the Bells and LL COOL J Breaks the News
Previously organizers scheduled guests to enjoy a party on the deck to welcome them. Rock the Bells, and LL COOL J broke the news about the event with an Instagram post that read: “From 50 years to forever! The sold-out Rock The Bells Cruise: A Hip-Hop Experience lineup is here!
“We’re bringing the celebration of Hip-Hop turning 50 to the high seas with Sixthman (the industry leader in unforgettable music festivals at sea) and bringing some of the greatest DJs, MCs, and producers of all time with us.”
Tickets for the cruise already on sale
The post further stated, “Whether you’re an East, West, or South purist, this cruise has you covered. Ready to check the lineup, get more information and join the waitlist? Visit RockTheBellsCruise.com!”
The event tickets are already on sale at prices that range from $800 to $5000 per person. There will be lots of activities day and night. Some activities expected are basketball, tattoos, art galleries, movie screenings, open mic nights, roller skating, podcasts, interactive graffiti, rap karaoke, and DJ battles, to name but a few.