Rick Ross, Lil Jon among first-ever Rock the Bells Cruise lineup

Timeless Hip Hop Cruise celebrates the genre’s 50th anniversary

Rock The Bells (RTB), the global platform dedicated to elevating hip hop culture from its roots to the modern day, has announced the lineup for Rock The Bells Cruise: A Hip-Hop Experience in partnership with Sixthman, the industry leader in unforgettable music and lifestyle festivals at sea.

The lineup features the genre’s most notable icons, including Rick Ross, Lil Jon, Big Boi, DJ Jazzy Jeff, MC Lyte, Ghostface Killah, Trina & Trick Daddy, Just Blaze, Big Daddy Kane, Too $hort, Slick Rick, DJ Spinderella, Mannie Fresh, Pete Rock, DJ Quik, Rah Digga, EPMD, Bun B, Bahamadia, Grandmaster Caz, DJ Scratch, The Finisher Mister Cee, DJ EPPS, DJ Nina 9, Grandmaster Dee, Technician The DJ, and DJ Critical Hype. Hosted by Roxanne Shanté & Torae, attendees will also experience a pool deck party series presented by world-renowned party rocker Kid Capri.

“How could I not Rock the Boat with the Goat?” Roxanne shares. LL Cool J’s Rock The Bells keep the culture afloat. Please believe it.”

“Rock The Bells is hip hop history, and they’re working to MAKE history!” adds Too $hort.

Setting sail from Miami to the Bahamas on November 13-17, 2023, the cruise is the first of its kind, offering an all-inclusive four-day, four-night hip hop experience aboard the Norwegian Pearl. The vacation kicks off with a special Welcome to Miami performance by Miami’s own Trick Daddy and Trina on the ship’s pool deck.

While the cruise is sold out, fans can still go to the website to sign up for the waiting list, where rooms are being offered as they become available.

Buddy Iahn
Buddy Iahn

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