By Brad Wete
Updated May 25, 2011 at 05:47 PM EDT
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Last night the lineup for hip-hop’s premiere festival, Rock the Bells, hit the Internet. Once again, Lauryn Hill and Nas will hit the stage. And there’s a familiar twist: instead of performing a catalog-spanning slew of songs, they and several other icons will perform classic albums in their entirety.

Lauryn, of course, will perform The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. While Nas will drop gems from his debut set, Illmatic. Wu-Tang Clan members Raekwon and Ghostface will run through Only Built for Cuban Linx. And Mobb Deep plans to crank out The Infamous.

Tickets for the shows go on sale June 4. Read after the jump for a list of some of the headliners, dates, and venue locations.

2011 Rock the Bells Festival dates:

8/20 – San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheater

8/27 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre

9/3 – New York, NY – Governor’s Island

9/10 – Boston, MA – TBA

Confirmed Performers and Albums:

Ms. Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Nas – Illmatic

Cypress Hill – Black Sunday

Mos Def and Talib Kweli – Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star

Raekwon & Ghostface – Only Built for Cuban Linx

Mobb Deep – The Infamous

The GZA – Liquid Swords

Souls of Mischief – 93 ‘til Infinity

Masta Killah – No Said Date

Erykah Badu – TBA

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