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JUICE Hip-Hop Exhibit Recap

The Juice hip-hop Exhibit was a great part of the 11th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. All aspects of the culture under one roof. Up and coming MCs, DJs, Producers, Dancers, Visual Artists, Sneaker Culture. Mike Floss, Chelsea Reject, Waffle NYC and more. It went down at Littlefield in Gowanus. Peep the recap from our partners at Brooklyn Independent Media. JUICE …

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Hip-Hop Institute Conference Recap

Great piece produced by our friends at BRIC recapping our inaugural Hip-Hop Institute Conference at Medgar Evers College. It was a special day. We are already planning the next one. Hip-Hop Institute Conference – Brooklyn Hip Hop… by BKHipHopFestival

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DailyMotion’s #BKHipHopFest page got all the videos you need

Missed the 2015 #BKHipHopFest? Check out our page on DailyMotion for all the flyness. Here is a taste. Freeway- “Roc the Mic” Live at the Brooklyn Hip… by BKHipHopFestival Mobb Deep – “The Learning (Burn)” Live at the… by BKHipHopFestival Skyzoo – “Suicide Doors” Live at Brooklyn Hip… by BKHipHopFestival

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Mobb Deep “Shook Ones” LIVE

The M-O-B-B performing their classics “Shook Ones” Live at the 11th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. MOBB DEEP "Shook Ones" LIVE at The Brooklyn Hip… by BKHipHopFestival

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#BKHipHopFest 2015 FAQ

FAQ WHERE. You should enter at the Main Box Office on Kent Ave. and 12th Street. Please queue down Kent Ave. (South towards N. 11th Street) TICKETS. Please print out your tickets at home and bring them to the Box Office. Once your ticket is scanned it can no longer be used. Contest Winners. Names will be on the ‘Will Call’ list …

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Pre-Sale for the Finale Concert has ended. Walkup Tickets are still available

Pre-Sale for the Finale Concert has ended. Walkup Tickets at 50 Kent (50 Kent Ave.) are still available while supplies last.  Here is some info to help  with today. FAQ WHERE. You should enter at the Main Box Office on Kent Ave. and 12th Street. Please queue down Kent Ave. (South towards N. 11th Street) TICKETS. Please print out your tickets …

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DJ Parler unleashes Samplology: The Common Chapter

Just in time for Common’s performance on Saturday July 11th, DJ Parler has put together an incredible mix of Common samples and original songs – DJ Parler – SAMPLOLOGY: The Common Chapter  The Samplology mixtape series is a compilation of music and the original blends that inspired them where each chapter highlights a select artist, producer, or genre.  Tracks are listed …

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July 11th Run of Show

Get your plans ready for the Finale Concert Make a note of when your favorite artist is set to cold rock the stage. Make a note to check out that opener you have been hearing so much about.  

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Stro, Consequence added to July 11th lineup

Queens MC, and former G.O.O.D. Music artist Consequence and Brooklyn’s own Stro (formerly Astro or The Astronomical Kid) have been added as special guests.  Festival faithful will remember both artists from early Festivals when they blessed the mic. We are happy to have both return as the continue their storied careers. Peep the teaser for Consequence’s new joint with (fell …

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“Fresh Dressed” added to Dummy Clap Film Festival

JUST  ANNOUNCED – We will also be screening the documentary FRESH DRESSED. A chronicle of Hip-Hop and urban fashion, FRESH DRESSED goes inside the hustle that brought oversized pants and graffiti-drenched jackets from the street to high fashion’s catwalks and middle America shopping malls. Director Sacha Jenkins’ music-drenched history draws from a rich mix of archival materials and in-depth interviews with …

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Hip-Hop, Common, Medgar Evers and Us

Hip-Hop is more than music. More than MCs and DJs. More than B-Boys and B-Girls. More than graf writers and beatboxers. Hip-Hop is fashion, sports, entrepreneurship and politics. That’s how we think. We were taught that by the Blastmaster KRS-ONE (2008 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival headliner by the way). And to quote the great Kris Parker, “Rap is something you do. …