Hello everyone, this is Diego Sanchez. Right now I'm super excited about Paid Dues. For some of you Rock The Bells is the biggest Hip-Hop event of the year, but some of us forget that Paid Dues is the biggest independent Hip-Hop Festival in the country. Paid Dues was created by MURS of Living Legends. He is the only rapper to have a Hip-Hop Festival that I know of. Paid Dues has featured many Hip-Hop artists from groups like Atmosphere and Jedi Mind Tricks to Hip-Hop legends Rakim and GZA as well as the hottest underground rappers such as Brother Ali, Sage Francis, Tech N9ne, Supernatural and more. This year Paid Dues is going to take place in San Bernandino, CA. According to rapper MURS, this year's Paid Dues is going to be slightly different than previous years, this year he said that it will have two stages for the first time ever. Anyways tomorrow we will be posting the line-up for this year's Paid Dues.
I hope I can make it to Paid Dues this year, the only time I've got to see Paid Dues was at Rock The Bells at the Shoreline Amphitheater here in Mountain View, CA. I didn't stick around for a long time at the Paid Dues stage, because for the most part I stayed at the main stage to see Reflection Eternal, Chali 2na, Tech N9ne, Busta Rhymes, La Coka Nostra, The Knux, Big Boi, Supernatural,Slick Rick (surprise guest) and NAS& Damian Marley (their set was bananas). I've only got to see Krs One w/Buckshot, The Alchemist and Evidence, 10 minutes of Slum Village's set and part of Necro's performance.