Family Day: Community Hip-Hop

At this time in history, the concept of community is more important than it’s ever been. These days, our world can sometimes seem a bit plastic, somewhat disengaged, overly mechanic and lacking of that certain human touch and spirit that we’re all in need of from time to time. You can blame it on whatever you want: daily technological advances, more »

[Watch] Q-Tip X Busta Rhymes X Kanye West

BHF ’11 – Q-Tip from BrooklynBodegaTV on Vimeo. BHF ’11 – Q-Tip X Busta Rhymes from BrooklynBodegaTV on Vimeo. BHF ’11 – Q-Tip X Kanye West from BrooklynBodegaTV on Vimeo. More Jav Martinez genius… Shot by: Jose Cota, Jr. (twitter @jrthesr) Alex F. Ghassan (@alexg_director) Daniel Graf (@danielgraffilms) Daniel “Kodaq Jonez” Morteh (@KodaqJonezTMX) Abbie Krinsky-Rogoff (@AbbieKrinsky) Directed & Cut by more »

Ciph Boogie’s new EP available on iTunes TODAY!

Ciph Boogie’s new EP “Sometime in New York City Vol 1” is now available on iTunes. Get your copy today: Video for his single “Never Waste Your Time” coming soon!

Salute the DJ Line-Up

Here’s the official Salute the DJ Line-UpDon’t forget to get your tickets to this historic event hereSalute the DJ 7/14 at Music Hall of Williamsburg9:00- 9:30PM – Opening set DJ Henry C 9:30- 10:15PM – Twilite Tone 10:15- 11:00PM – Chairman Mao 11:00- 11:30PM – Grand Wizzard Theodore 11:30- 12:00AM – Mista Sinista 12:00- 12:15AM – Roli Rho 12:15- 12:30AM more »

Brooklyn Bridge Stage Line-Up!

The official run of show for the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Main Day Performances!!! Don’t forget to get your tickets here Brooklyn Bridge Stage 12:00 – 1:25        Opening DJ Sets 1:25 – 1:55          L.A. 2:00 – 2:20          Nitty Scott MC 2:25 – 2:45          DJ Meka more »

[WATCH] BHF11: Eternia’s Mic Sounds Nice

Choosing Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival performers is never an easy feat. Sure, you may have a popular album or top selling single, but the real question always remains: can you rock a stage? As the countdown for BHF11 continues, we decided to dissect what this actually means. To gain additional insight on the importance of the live show, enlisted BHF11 more »

Download the iTunes playlist of BHF performers past + present

Check out the track listing then click the button to download below:   Black Milk – Welcome (Gotta Go)Diamond District – Off The Late NightKalae All Day– Sun, Moon and StarsRS-One – Hip Hop LivesLeela James– Party All NightPharoache Monch– Shine (feat. Mela Machinko)Random Axe– The HexShad – Rose GardenSmif-n-Wessun– WrekonizeTalib Kweli – Go Now

We Got The Jazz, 6/16/11, Free Open Bar

As a precursor to the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Brooklyn Bodega in conjunction with L Magazine presents, We Got the Jazz, Brooklyn Bodega’s Official Showcase For L Magazine’s Northside Festival on June 16, 2011 at Europa (98 Meserole Ave.). We will be featuring The Stuyvesants, Kooley High, and a bunch of Special Guests. Free open bar courtesy of Pool Vodka. more »

Marley Marl, Grand Wizzard Theodore, Roli Rho,and Twilite Tone added to BHF ’11

Marley Marl ———– With July right around the corner and this year’s The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF) only a month away, Brooklyn Bodega has prepared a general update for its many dedicated followers. While the week-long celebration is comprised of individual events, there is one underlying mission they all share: To educate, enlighten and celebrate Hip-Hop culture. “Dedicating a whole more »

MOP, Uncle Ralph and Torae join BHF ’11

M f’ing O f’ing P We are geeked at the news that we have just added Billy Danze and Lil’ Fame aka The Mash Out Posse aka M.O.P. will rock that 2011 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival stage. “M.O.P. has been repping Brooklyn since day one. I can’t wait for Billy [Danze] and [Lil’] Fame to perform ‘Ante Up’, ‘Cold As Ice’ more »

Random Axe added to BHF ’11 Lineup

We are proud to announce the addition of Random Axe (Sean Price, Guilty Simpson and Black Milk) to the BHF ’11 lineup. —– BUY TICKETS HERE —— In 2011, Brooklyn’s own Sean Price teamed up with Detroit Emcees, Guilty Simpson and BHF Alum, Black Milk — forming Random Axe, one of the most anticipated collaborations in recent years. Since then more »

The Family 4-Pack2 adult and 2 kid tickets to the Main Day and Family Day – $35 (savings of 40%)    The Long Weekend PackageEntry to “Salute The DJ” on Thursday – 7/14, “The Bodega Awards” on Friday – 7/15, “Family Day”, “Main Day”, & “After Party” on Saturday – 7/16 – $45 (savings of $50) VIP All-Week Access Pass  Badge that gets you into every BHF ‘11 event (Show & Prove Super Bowl 7/11, Bodega Art Show 7/12, Bodega Education Initiative 7/13, Salute The DJ 7/14, Bodega Awards 7/15, Family Day-Main Day-After Party 7/16) + official T-shirt and Festival goodie bag – $65 (valued over $100)

Discount Ticket Packages are now available for BHF11!

Photo Rob Talks Q-Tip, “Double Barrel” Album Cover Shoot on #BodegaRadio

In a recent appearance on #BodegaRadio, photographer, “Photo” Rob Adam Mayer discussed his history behind the camera and the documentary released recently on his career, Don’t Get Too Close Or You Might Get Shot. The film charts Photo Rob’s entrance into the independent New York Hip-Hop scene and the influence his shots has had on artists and culture, alike. He more »