Headliner J. Cole joins Cardi B and Migos on Jmblya lineup

The final lineup for Jmblya 2018 is out and it’s predictably spectacular. Local promotion juggernaut Scoremore Shows has tapped an old friend, rapper/singer J. Cole, to headline a bill that also includes top-of-the-game Atlanta rap crew Migos and everyone’s favorite Instagram sensation Cardi B. 

J. Cole performs at the Dreamville Takeover Showcase at ACL Live durin SXSW on Saturday.
Erika Rich / For American-Statesman

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The Austin date for the traveling mini-fest is May 5 at Circuit of the Americas. Festival organizers say they have addressed the biggest problems from last year’s festival, heat and hydration. They promise expanded water filling stations, more bars and food vendors and shade structures in the field. Tickets are on sale now. 

Full Jmblya 2018 lineup

·  J.Cole

·  Migos

·  Cardi B

·  Kevin Gates

·  Playboi Carti

·  Trippie Redd

·  Ski Mask The Slump God

·  Cozz

·  Killy

·  Jack Harlow

·  Bun B (*Special Guest*)

·  Trae Tha Truth (*Special Guest*)

·  DJ Mr. Rogers (*Special Guest*)


J. Cole and Trae tha Truth at the Illmore in 2015. Grant Waring/courtesy of the Illmore

Author: Deborah Sengupta Stith

Deborah Sengupta Stith has been hanging out in dimly lit corners of the city soaking in the music scene for almost 20 years. Twitter: @deborific

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