Nicki Minaj and Metallica to Headline 2015 X-Games

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The line up for the 2015 X-Games in Austin has been announced. The event, taking place June 4-7, will be welcoming headliners Nicki Minaj and Metallica. This will be the band’s first time back performing in six years. And the reigning queen of rap, said in an interview to TheWrap that “[she] looks forward to channeling the energy and spirit from the X Games into a performance Austin will not forget.”

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The list of performers includes, Talib Kweli, Kid Ink, Deltron 3030, Joywave, Pennywise and Glitch Mob. The 2014 X- Games also took place in Austin as Kanye West as the headliner.