Wu-Tang Clan To Perform 36 Chambers At 2018 Soundset Festival
Rhymesayers Entertainment’s 11th annual Soundset lineup is announced. For 2018, the Minneapolis, Minnesota Hip-Hop festival will feature some of RSE’s founders and quite active artists. Event co-organizers Atmosphere will perform on the heels of reissuing their 1997 debut Overcast!. Slug, Ant, and company will be joined by Evidence, following last month’s Weather Or Not LP. Other label acts including Prof, Grieves, deM AtlaS and Felt co-founder Murs will appear at the May 27 Minnesota State Fairgrounds event.
In the way of headliners, this year’s affair welcomes the Wu-Tang Clan. The MCs from Shaolin are celebrating the 25th anniversary of celebrated crew debut Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Fresh off of 2017’s The Saga Continues album, the united Clan will perform their beloved ’93 Loud Records LP before festival goers.
Other performers include Erykah Badu, Logic, Tyler, The Creator, Migos, Rapsody, Jaden Smith, Hieroglyphics, J.I.D., DJ Jazzy Jeff, Ice-T, Westside Gunn & Conway The Machine, DJ Scratch, Kamaiyah, Brockhampton, Pell, Doomtree’s Lazerbeak and Paper Tiger (as “Sick Trim”), A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Russ, Quincey White, Jack Harlow, Skratch Bastid, DJ Livia, Bugus, The Lioness, OG Grip, Willie Wonka, DJ Rowsheen, Mike 2600, DJ Bles One, and others. Tickets go on sale Friday (March 2) at 11:00am CST.
Sway Calloway will host for the sixth time. He will also be joined by his Sway In The Morning co-host Heather B.
The 2017 Soundset drew more than 35,000 show-goers.