BHF ’09 Family Day Photos by Amy Hume

Great Photos from our Bodega Fam Photog team organized by our Human Resource Master Corrie. These are by Amy Hume. Some great photos showing what a good time we had in the rain. This is why we do it. For the little duns.

BHF ’09 Images by Julian Mackler

More images from last weekend These are by Julian Mackler. A great photographer Corrie found. He’s joining the team with Frank, Photo Rob and James.

BHF ’09 recap and words from Swifty

A couple of musing from your man the Swift Chancellor aka Swift Rock Ski on another successful Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. I am still recovering so I will keep this brief. In fact I will cop out and do this list style: 1. The rain didn’t stop hardly anyone. After stressing out about it for 3 weeks. I actually wanted more. …

Rain Plan – Here is how we do it in the rain

First off – if it rains the Festival will go on. Haters Whoever is saying otherwise should be ignored. In the event of rain the stage will move under the tent in the Tobacco Warehouse. Vendors will move to the triangle and we will rock until the sun goes down. I have attached pictures to show you how we roll …

BHF ’09 Video Preview

BHF Exec Director Wes Jackson’s pep talk at Press Day and words from Torae Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Promo Video by DJ SAV*ONE from THEUNDERGROUNDCOMEUP.COM on Vimeo.

BHF 2009 Survival Guide

The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is TOMORROW! A couple of FAQ What Is The Weather Going To Be Like? Looks like  rain on Saturday June 20th. WE AIN’T SCARED OF NO RAIN and neither should you. THE FESTIVAL IS RAIN OR SHINE! Because of the chance of rain we will move the whole Festival under the tent in The Tobacco Warehouse …

BHF Photo Exhibit

RSVP here Date: Thursday, June 18th Time: Exhibit;7pm – 9pm After-Party; 9pm – 12am Place: Galapagos Art Space 16 Main Street (corner of Main and Water streets), Brooklyn What: Come out to celebrate the 5th birthday of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival! This Photo Exhibit is a retrospective look at powerful images of hip-hop fans, performers, volunteers and festivalgoers. The …

Brokn Englsh and Brown Bag win Show and Prove

Brooklyn Bodega announced today the winners of the May ‘Show and Prove’ and the winners of the overall competition. We would like to congratulate May winners Brokn Englsh and our overall champs, The Brown Bag All Stars. Brown Bag and Brokn Englsh join Children Of The Night as the winners of our inaugural Show and Prove competition. “Show and Prove …

Homeboy Sandman to host Second Stage

Brooklyn Bodega also announced the addition of Homeboy Sandman as host of the second stage and DJ Brina Payne as the DJ for the second stage. Sandman performed at the 2008 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival and had been a part of the Bodega Family ever since. After wowing crowds all over the city Sandman has become a staple of New York …

Pharoahe Monch at Press Day

Shout out to Sav One who got this up in record time From Sav: “I had the pleasure of interviewing one of my favorite artists in hip-hop history, Pharoahe Monch, at the press event for Brooklyn Bodega’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. I spoke to him about the Festival (its importance to the culture & to him personally), his original Demo, his …

BHF ’09 Artists Torae and Smif N Wessun get bizzzy!

What an amazing event went down this weekend @ Southpaw in Brooklyn. Duck Down Records presented, “Tribute To The Classics,” where Marco Polo & Torae opened up performing cuts off “Double Barrel,” and then Black Moon & Smif-N-Wessun traded joints off “Enta Da Stage,” and “Da Shinin.” The homie, J-Hatch, hosted the night & Da Beatminerz held it down providing …

Free MusicSkin for your iPhone with donation

Everyone who makes a donation will receive a premium courtesy of Duck Down Records and MusicSkins Pick one (1) of the following funk fresh albums or a skin for your iPhone While supplies last As tight as these are, there are only 50 available. So get your tickets soon before we run out! The packages available are detailed below, as …

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival 2009 is here

THE 5th ANNUAL BROOKLYN HIP-HOP FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE JUNE 18-20TH 2009 Main Day June 20th 12-8 PM EMPIRE FULTON FERRY STATE PARK DUMBO, BROOKLYN GET YOUR TICKETS NOW ————– The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is a celebration of Hip-Hop music and culture. Our aim is to highlight Hip-Hop’s legacy as an agent of artistic progression, community building and social change. LINEUP …

May Show and Prove Vidcast

BHF Honcho breaks down the May Show and Prove semifinalists – 8thw1, THOSE CHOSEN, Brokn English, Sleepwalkas This Thursday at Public Assembly May Show And Prove from Brooklyn Bodega on Vimeo.