Rock the Bells lineup features Wiz Khalifa, Nas and Missy Elliot

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Rapper Wiz Khalifa performs onstage at Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images For The Recording Academy) Larry Busacca

Wiz Khalifa performs at Clive Davis Pre-Grammy gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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(CBS News) The lineup for this year's Rock the Bells has been announced.

The three-city, traveling hip hop event will mix the old and the new, featuring headliners Kid Cudi, J Cole, Nas, Wiz Khalifa and Atmosphere.

Also set to perform are Missy Elliott, Timbaland, Yelawolf, Kendrick Lamar, Dipset, Salt-N-Pepa, Tyga, Ice Cube, Mac Miller, 2 Chainz and A$AP Rock, among others.

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will reunite for its 20-year anniversary, performing a special tribute to the late Eazy E, as well as breakout album, "E. 1999 Eternal," in its entirety.

Redman and Method Man will close out one of two stages at this year's festival, performing the 1999 album "Blackout!"

Rock the Bells will be held in San Bernardino, Calif., on Aug. 18-19; Mountain View, Calif. on Aug. 25-26; and Holmdel, N.J., on Sept. 1-2.

Tickets go on sale Friday. Go here for the complete lineup.

Tell us: What do you think about this year's Rock the Bells bill?

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