Soundset 2016 Lineup Announcement + Ticket Info!

soundset 2016Rhymesayers Entertainment and Rose Presents announce the 9th Annual Soundset Festival: Your official Midwest kick-off of the summer, with over ten hours of the best Hip Hop music in one day. It all goes down at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on the Midway at 1265 Snelling Avenue North, St. Paul, MN 55108 on Sunday May 29, 2016 (rain or shine). Gates open at 11:00 AM.

Confirmed artists for Soundset 2016 include:
Atmosphere, A$AP Rocky, Future, The Roots, Common, Prof, Doomtree (P.O.S + Dessa + Sims + Cecil Otter + Mike Mictlan + Paper Tiger + Lazerbeak), Machine Gun Kelly, Danny Brown, Lizzo, Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman (Lice), Jay Rock, Post Malone, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Raury, Murs & 9th Wonder, Pharoahe Monch, Mick Jenkins, Goldlink, Pouya, Crazy Legs / Rock Steady Crew, Domo Genesis, Blueprint, DJ Marley Marl, Jazzy Joyce, A-F-R-O, I Self Devine & Muja Messiah Present 9th House, NoName Gypsy, Finding Novyon, Lexii Alijai, Skeme Richards, Baby Shel & DJ Quincy James, Reverie, Jesse De La Pena, DJ Tiiiiiiiiiip, DJ Shannon Blowtorch, DJ Just Nine

Hosted by Sway Calloway, Heather B, JPRATT & CROS One

This year, Soundset boasts a full day of two Main Stages and the Fifth Element stage, delivering over 40 artists performing over ten hours of diverse Hip-Hop music, plus the Essential Elements tent featuring the Freestyle Session Minnesota: B-Boy / B-Girl Exhibition Battle: Break Free (Houston) vs House of Dance (Twin Cities).

In addition, Ironlak & The Seventh Letter presents this year’s graffiti showcase, bringing some of the world’s most talented visual artists, featuring live painting by AQUA, EWOK, JURNE, MAST, MUCH, NMPH, SOFLES and SOVIET.

Also returning will be the 6th-annual Skateboard Showdown presented by Familia, the 9th-annual Soundset Custom Car Show and the Last of the Record Buyers production showcase featuring Durazzo.

Celebrating its 9th Anniversary this year, Soundset 2016 is guaranteed to provide a full day of fun!

Fan Pre-Sale Info:

As a dedicated newsletter subscriber and fan of Rhymesayers, you will receive the exclusive link and password byThursday morning for the limited General Admission Pre Sale and first chance at VIP tickets.

GA PRE SALE tickets: $53 ($49 + $4 facility fee)
VIP tickets: $150 ($146 + $4 facility fee)
All Soundset tickets include parking
Please note that additional applicable service fees apply.

The fan pre-sale will begin this Thursday, March 3, 2015 at 11:00am (CST). Pre sale tickets will be made available online through Front Gate Tickets (password needed) and in-store at Fifth Element (2411 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405).

There are only a LIMITED amount of tickets set aside for the pre-sale. (4) tickets maximum per order.

First come, first served. Don’t sleep on this opportunity to get the best available price for your Soundset tickets!

General On Sale Info:

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 4, 2015 at 11 AM (CST) online through Front Gate Tickets and in-store at Fifth Element (2411 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405).

GA Price: $68 ($64 + $4 facility fee)
VIP Tickets: $150 ($146 + $4 facility fee)
All Soundset tickets include parking.
Please note that additional applicable fees apply.

Have questions? We have answers! Check out our updated FAQ jam-packed with all sorts of information you may be wondering about. After you’ve read it, if you still have a question, concern, or just want to voice your opinion, please email us at

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