12pm – 7pm - A celebration of Hip-Hop as told through the moving image. There will be screenings of documentaries, old school films, and shorts followed by discussions with leading film industry people who will discuss the social and cultural relevance of these films. There will also be Masters Classes held from leading filmmakers both indie and major.
Location: Medgar Evers College 1638 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Juice Hip-Hop Exhibition – July 15th
7pm – 11pm – This exhibition takes it back to the old school way of celebrating the Hip-Hop culture with young emerging Hip-Hop talents, uniting all the elements of the culture for one night for one huge jam session the day before the Finale Concert. This is where the elements of art, photography, dance, DJing and MCing are each highlighted through talents from the East Coast, Midwest and the South, who each bring their individual flavor while showing their love for the the Hip-Hop culture.
Location: St. Ann’s Warehouse 45 Water Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn
The Finale Concert – July 16th
1pm – 8pm – And finally the créme de la créme of NYC Hip-Hop concerts, The Finale Concert. This is where you will witness one of our Festival’s hottest and most historical lineups rock out. This is the culmination of the Festival and is the legendary show that has created unforgettable memories for over a decade.
Featuring: Nas, Fabolous, Talib Kweli, Rapsody, DJ Rob Swift and more. Hosted by Uncle Ralph McDaniels and Torae.
Location: Main Stage Brooklyn Bridge Park, 11 Water Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn (Standing Room Only)
Second Stage Sponsored by TIDAL
1pm – 4pm – A stage set for the next wave of talented artists who will be bringing some neo-soul flavor to the Festival.
Featuring MeloX, OSHUN, MoRuf and Maségo. Hosted by Skyzoo.
Location: Second Stage St. Ann’s Warehouse, 45 Water Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn (Standing Room Only)
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About Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
Established in 2005, The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is New York City’s largest Hip-Hop cultural event that showcases the progressive aspects of Hip-Hop culture by highlighting Hip-Hop’s legacy as an agent of artistic progression, community empowerment and social change. In addition to musical performances, the Festival offers a number of activities for its audience, including: panel discussions, exhibitions, a film festival and more. The Festival is more than a concert. It is a family reunion for lovers of this great culture. In the last twelve years, the Festival has achieved a number of memorable milestones with an impressive roster of Hip-Hop acts that include JayZ, Kanye West, QTip, Kendrick Lamar, Common, Mobb Deep. Lupe Fiasco, Black Thought of The Roots, Busta Rhymes, Ghostface Killah, De La Soul, Big Daddy Kane, DJ Premier and more.