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    Headliners for BHF ’14 Announced

    Last night at The Brooklyn Brewery we announced our headliners for the 10th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Tickets go on sale next week but we are proud to have the Chef Shallah Raekwon at the top of the bill. Rae is without a doubt one of the greatest MC’s of

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    BHF Executive Director Wes Jackson on BK LIVE

    Check Wes out on yesterday’s episode of BK LIVE from Brooklyn Independent Media. He talks about The brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, Chance The Rapper, Hot 97, Big Daddy Kane and more. BK Live 4/15/14: Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival segment from Brooklyn Independent Media on Vimeo.

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    Vendor Applications for BHF ’14 are now LIVE!

    Calling all small businesses, artisans, professional and home chefs, fashion designers, jewelry creators and everyone else looking to connect with the most unique audience in Brooklyn,  no New York, The World. We are now accepting applications for 2014 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Vendors. Send us your info here. We will review

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    Calling all MC’s and DJ’s – Show & Prove Returns!

    It is that time of year again. On Monday, April 14th, we are officially launching the 2014 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Season. And what would The Festival be without “Show & Prove” our long running MC competition. This year we are making it a little easier for you brothers and sisters

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    Undeniably Hip-Hop I started my career as record promoter. On good days I was a Malcolm Gladwell worthy networker. Making connections between New York record labels like Rawkus and my own, Seven Heads, and DJ’s across the country. On bad days I was cold calling radio stations in New Hampshire