Kanye, Common Among Artists Performing At Lollapalooza

Kanye West, Common,

the Red Hot Chili Peppers are among over 100 acts that will perform at the annual

Lollapalooza festival

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

film experience.''

No release date

was available for untitled project as of press time.