Paid Dues Hip-hop Festival Announces Full Lineup

Murs and Guerilla Union collaborated in 2006 to host the first annual Paid Dues Independent Hip Hop Festival. Over 5,000 enthusiastic concert fans were present at the Shrine Expo Center in Los Angeles, CA. Fast forward a few years, the festival has solidified support and attendance tripling as well as the roster of performing artists.

Paid Dues Festival highlights how powerful urban culture is and showcases underexposed independent Hip Hop artists. Acts that have participated in the festival in the past have gone from being an opening act to headlining.

Hip-hop rookie Trinidad James and veteran Scarface from Houston are just two of the additions announced to the Paid Dues Independent Hip-Hop Festival on March 30 at the National Orange Show.

Other acts announced:

– Brooklyn, New York’s Talib Kweli

– Memphis’ Juicy J

– Los Angeles’ Nipsey Hussle

– Queensbridge, Queens’ Mobb Deep (reuniting)

– Los Angeles’ Murs & Fresno’s Fashawn

– Gary, Indiana’s Freddie Gibbs & Oxnard’s Madlib

– Oakland’s Souls Of Mischief (performing their album “93 ’til Infinity”)

– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s Vinnie Paz & Flushing, Queens, New York’s Ill Bill

– Atlanta’s Killer Mike

– Los Angeles’ WC

– Pomona’s Suga Free

– Vancouver, British Columbia’s Swollen Members

– Compton’s Problem & Watts’ Bad Lucc

– Harlem, New York’s Smoke DZA

– New York City’s Jean Grae

– Seattle’s Grieves

– Pontiac, Michigan’s Binary Star

– Inglewood’s Skeme

– Los Angeles’ The Internet (Odd Future’s Syd tha Kyd and Matt Martians)

– Long Beach’s Ugly Duckling

– Los

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