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ESPN's X Games announce kickoff party with Rhymesayers at First Avenue

X-Games gets the full Twin Cities hip-hop treatment with deM atlaS, Aesop Rock and Prof!
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When ESPN's X Games arrive at US Bank Stadium this July, a whole weekend of music is set to be part of the mix along with the skateboarding, BMX, and more.

We already knew local hip-hop stars Atmosphere would be performing, but the X Games-Rhymesayers connection just deepened.

On Thursday, July 13, after Mall of America plays host to a "Harley-Davidson Flat Track competition," the party moves to First Avenue for the official X-Games kickoff party with three of Rhymesayers' most dynamic live performers, Prof, deM Atlas and Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic.

Tickets go on sale May 12 for $25, which is about the cost of what any of the performers fetch for their own headlining shows, which is pretty x-ceptional. Tickets for all events can be found here.

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