Last night, many of hip-hop premier performers dropped some of their classic songs on stage in New York City, the birthplace of hip-hop. See pics of Lauryn Hill, Wu-Tang Clan, Nas and others rocking the bells on Governor's Island inside....
Last night, Nas, Lauryn Hill, Mobb Deep and other NY natives took to the stage in New York city for the 8th Annual Rock The Bells Festival held on Governor's Island.
As she performed The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Ms. Hill made it a family affair bringing the kids out on stage.
Nas represented for Queensbridge as he worked his way through his classic disc, Illmatic.
He later posed with Busy Bee.
Peter Gunz and AZ also chilled with Nas backstage.
Erykah Badu saluted the crowd and dropped it like it was hot on stage while performing Baduism.
Erykah also took a cue from Lauryn and had family time backstage.
She later hung out with Mos Def backstage.
Mos Def also chatted with Childish Gambino.
Then he posed with Talib Kweli.
Mobb Deep also hit the stage at the festival.
DJ Beverly Bond, Amanda Diva, 9th Wonder and DJ D-Nice also posed together backstage.
Tony Touch, Sen Dog and B-Real of Cypress Hill also performed.
Watch Erykah Badu's entrance and performance of "The Healer" here:
Watch Mobb Deep perform "Shook Ones Pt. II" here:
Watch Mobb Deep perform "Quiet Storm" here:
Watch Childish Gambino perform "Do Ya Like" here:
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