LL Cool J is returning triumphantly to the stage with The F.O.R.C.E. Live Tour, featuring an all-star lineup of music’s greatest legends. This marks the hip-hop icon’s first headlining venture in 30 years and coincides with the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. With a rotating cast, Queen Latifah, Rakim, Common, and many more, fans can expect an unforgettable celebration. The tour starts in August 2023 and spans 18 cities across the United States.
LL COOL J Announces The F.O.R.C.E Live Tour
LL Cool J, the rap legend known for hits like “Rock The Bells,” has officially announced The F.O.R.C.E Live Tour, igniting excitement among hip-hop fans. This tour is his first headlining venture in three decades, highlighting his enduring impact on the genre. The tour’s timing aligns with the 50th anniversary of hip-hop, making it a significant milestone for both LL Cool J and the culture.
The F.O.R.C.E Live Tour is a star-studded affair, featuring a rotating cast of hip-hop’s greatest legends. Salt-N-Pepa, Queen Latifah, Rakim, Common, MC Lyte, Method Man and Redman, Big Boi, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Ice T, Juvenile, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Goodie Mob, Jadakiss, and more are set to join LL Cool J on this extraordinary journey.
LL Cool J took to his Instagram to share the exciting news, expressing his enthusiasm for the upcoming tour. He mentioned fellow artists such as The Roots, Z-Trip, and DJ Jazzy Jeff, teasing the incredible talent that will accompany him on this musical extravaganza.
The F.O.R.C.E. Live Tour Kick-Off + Paramount Global Partnership
The three-month-long tour will kick off on August 11, 2023, in Baltimore, Maryland, and conclude on November 19, 2023, in Boston, Massachusetts. Fans nationwide can witness these hip-hop legends come together to celebrate the culture and showcase their timeless artistry.
In other news, LL Cool J’s “Rock The Bells” Festival secured a significant investment of $15 million from Paramount Global, solidifying its return and amplifying the celebration of hip-hop culture.
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