After a successful debut in 2017, The Break Music Festival returns to the Chicagoland area on Saturday, September 8 at Toyota Park (East Lot). By A Thread Presents The Breaks Vol. II is an all-ages music event that will feature both classic hip-hop artists and newly emerging emcees, bringing multiple generations of fans together for one memorable show. The Breaks Vol. II will feature performances from hip-hop icons Wu-Tang Clan, who are currently celebrating the 25th Anniversary of their acclaimed debut,Enter The 36 Chambers, Grammy-nominated artists Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) and Vic Mensa, esteemed rapper Talib Kweli, Chicago hometown legend Twista, and many more. The Breaks Vol. II will also feature a DJ tent, graffiti artists, and a variety of other activities throughout the day.
The Breaks Producer Chris Triebes says, “Last year’s lineup was met with such enthusiasm, that we saw no option but to do it again, and go bigger. We plan to take it up a notch or five from last year’s first volume, and couldn’t be more excited about the array of talent we have assembled.”
The lineup for The Breaks Vol. II is as follows (subject to change): Wu-Tang Clan, Yasiin Bey, Vic Mensa, Talib Kweli, Curren$y, Freddie Gibbs, Twista, King Lil G, Jelly Roll and Struggle Jennings, Token, Alex Wiley, Ready To Live, Taking Hits Constantly, and more to be announced.
Toyota Park (East Lot) is located at 7000 S. Harlem Ave., Bridgeview, IL 60455
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