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    “TOLD IT FIRST HAND” with Wes, Rob Swift and Uncle Ralph

    Thanks to The Brooklyn Historical Society for posting the video from our #BHF14 installment of TIFH with the big homie Wes Jackson, Uncle Ralph and Rob Swift. A great discussion about the impact of our event, the legacy of Video Music Box, The X-Ecutioners and more. Told it First Hand

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    Revolt to air documentary on the 10th Annual BHF

    The good folks at Revolt followed us around this Festival season, shot at the Festival and spent some time learning about the origins of The Festival, our mission statement and what it took to bring Jay Elec, Raekwon, J Cole, Talib Kweli and more on stage together. Airs August 21st  Revolt

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    Festival Founder Wes Jackson talks about “10 Years Fresh” at Grammy Camp NY

    Our Executive Director Wes Jackson stopped by Converse Rubber Tracks Studios yesterday to speak to students at the annual Grammy Camp. Wes spoke about his book, “10 Years Fresh: The Story of The Brooklyn hip-Hop Festival”. In this clip Wes talks about the influence of 2010 headliner De La Soul

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    Get your 2014 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Tees

    Did you miss out on getting your limited edition Festival Tee for 2014? No worries – we still have a few available. For all time you can look at that crispy Black and Yellow Tee and remember the history that was made this year. #WEMADEIT #BHFX #BHF14 Sizes Small $16.00

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    New Audio Uploads from BHF ’14

    We have been busy little beavers geeking out over all the crazy content we got at BHF ’14. Here are a few clean audio clips from Jay Elec’s set. Listen closely to “Young, Black and Gifted” and you can hear the exact moment when people knew Hov was in the