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
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
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
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
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
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
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:
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]
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
To open for the Festival, up-and-coming artists must “Show & Prove” their skills by competing in Brooklyn Bodega’s premiere underground hip-hop concert series. There is only one Show & Prove prelim before the Show & Prove Super Bowl and the only way to submit for consideration to compete is via Sonicbids. Submit your Electronic Press Kit to our A&R/Talent Buyer staff by June 5!
6/5 deadline to submit to Sonicbids for BHF!
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!
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