With Jane’s Addiction, Empire of the Sun, Mayer Hawthorne, Minus the Bear and a handful more quality acts, this year’s Sunset Strip Music Festival is rated as one for the books — with more in the wake.
In an effort to round out the two-day festival, SSMF hit up Murs to curate and hand-select the festival’s first ever dedicated hip-hop stage. Aptly named the MURS 316 Stage, Murs takes into account his own prerogative in always trying to help hip-hop progress within LA, hand-picking artists to feature on the his stage namesake. By already locking in DJ Quik, Killer Mike, Dizzy Wright, IAMSU, N.O.R.E., Zion I and much more, the Strip is about to be rocked in a way that only hip-hop can make it.
Peep the video for the full Murs interview with HipHopDX’s Justin Hunte on the event and why bringing a hip-hop stage at SSMF “is huge.”
SSMF will transform the entire Sunset Strip into a concert-goers oasis, hosting three outdoor stages, interactive experiences, along with food and drinks. The fest will take place betwen Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard from 2pm to 11pm on Saturday, and 2pm-10pm on Sunday.
Murs fans can use a promo code to cop tickets at $99 for a limited time only. Check out the event’s Facebook page for links and more details.