Bone Thugs-N- Harmony will headline an all-new hip-hop festival in Auckland in May, it has been confirmed.

Seminal '90s rap group are top of the bill that also includes Twista, Mobb Depp, Tha Dogg Pound and DJ Quik, performing at a festival called The Block Party on May 20.

The festival, held at ASB Showgrounds, also features local acts Che Fu and the Krates, Tomorrow People, PNC and Times x Two.

Earlybird tickets go on sale on March 30 for $99, with remaining tickets released on April 4, via