1.Nas

1/18

The Rock the Bells hip-hop tour kicked off a seven-week, 10-city run this weekend at Chicago's First Midwest Bank Amphitheater. Some 25 acts took the stage over 11 bangin' hours, including Nas, Damian Marley, Busta Rhymes, the Roots, K'naan, GZA, Raekwon, Sage Francis, and the Knux. Check out 17 exclusive pics from the show!

2.Nas

2/18

The Rock the Bells hip-hop tour kicked off a seven-week, 10-city run this weekend at Chicago's First Midwest Bank Amphitheater. Some 25 acts took the stage over 11 bangin' hours, including Nas, Damian Marley, Busta Rhymes, the Roots, K'naan, GZA, Raekwon, Sage Francis, and the Knux. Check out 17 exclusive pics from the show!

3.Buckshot

3/18

4.KRS-One

4/18

5.The Roots

5/18

6.Nas and Damian Marley

6/18

7.Graffiti Artists

7/18

8.GZA

8/18

9.The Knux

9/18

10.The Roots' ?uestlove

10/18

11.Damian Marley and Nas

11/18

12.Sage Francis and B Dolan

12/18

13.OutKast's Big Boi

13/18

14.Reflection Eternal

14/18

15.Raekwon

15/18

16.Busta Rhymes

16/18

17.K'naan

17/18

18.Break Dancers

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