For its fourth annual event, the Buku Music + Art Project
— returning to Mardi Gras World in March 2015 — features dozens of hip-hop, electronic and indie rock acts, with art performances and other events sprinkled throughout the two-day festival.
Today, the fest announced its initial lineup of performers and headliners, including acclaimed rap duo Run the Jewel
s (El-P and Killer Mike), South African rave-rap outfit Die Antwoord
, and rappers A$AP Rocky, Bobby Shmurda, Boosie Badazz
and up-and-coming New Orleans MC Pell
. Electronic and dance acts include Bassnectar, Empire of the Sun
Also on the list: Brooklyn's TV on the Radio
, who released its first album since 2011 with November's Seeds
, and Buku veterans Passion Pit.
Buku is March 13-14. Tickets go on sale
11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19. The full list of initial artists — revealed in a teaser video — is below the jump. Watch the teaser below.
Buku 2015 features Zomboy, Boosie Badazz, Odesza, Pell, Chriss Cross, Suicideyear, Klutch, Musa, Carneyval, Run the Jewels, G-Eazy, In the Valley Below, Portgual the Man, STS9, Tove Lo, Borgore, Die Antwoord, Big Freedia, Bob Moses, Mr. Carmack, Justin Martin, B2B Eats Everything, Flosstradamus, Bobby Shmurda, Thomas Jack, Yung Lean, Robert Delong, TV on the Radio, Jamie Jones, Porter Robinson, Empire of the Sun, Passion Pit, Raury, Bassnectar and A$AP Rocky.