Kanye West, Common,
the Red Hot Chili Peppers are among over 100 acts that will perform at the annual
The three-day festival
will take place in Kanye West and Common's hometown of Chicago, Illinois, in
Grant Park from Aug. 4-6.
The lineup is almost
double the amount of performers that participated in last year's Lollapalooza,
which was created in 1991.
"We want the
fans to discover and explore," said Perry Farrell, the festival founder
and former frontman for the band Jane’s Addiction. "That’s what
Lollapalooza is all about: sounds of all genres swirling about as you walk through
the expanse of Grant Park."
In related news,
Kanye West has teamed with New Line Cinema and production company Anonymous
Content to develop a movie based on the hit producer/rapper's music.
West will appear
in the film, which will according to producer will ''synthesize [West's] vision
with a fantastic group of filmmakers to create what will be a one-of-a-kind
No release date
was available for untitled project as of press time.