don’t believe the hype

ROCK THE BELLS 2008 REVIEW by caseyly16

So the Rock the Bells tour graced the Bay Area yesterday.

For those who don’t know…the Rock the Bells tour is the biggest and baddest hip hop festival in the world. Since it’s debut in 2004, a plethora of underground and golden age hip hop artists have gathered to bring real hip hop to the masses.

First off, I’d like to say the entire Rock the Bells tour is built on hype. Don’t get me wrong, I love the music and the performances, but the main draw of the show for many people is the fact that people who know and love hip hop make such a huge deal out of it. I’m sure a good 50-60% of the audience did not know much about the music before attending.

Therefore, the performances can be sub-par and the audiences would still act as if they were blown away. Luckily for us, however, the majority of the festival is very well done.


On to the real review:

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