Established in 2005, The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is New York City’s largest Hip-Hop cultural event that showcases the positivity of Hip-Hop culture. The Festival offers a variety of culture based educational and entertainment events, which are in addition to its performances. Activities include panel lectures, exhibitions, movie screenings and even a family-friendly block party for all. The Festival’s initiative is to celebrate and preserve Hip-Hop’s legacy of promoting artistic progression, community building and social change by bringing together all lovers of this great culture.
This year’s Finale Concert headliner is none other than DMX alongside The L.O.X.; with performances by Dreamville Record’s own Bas, Cozz, and Omen. Not to mention that the legendary Rakim is also slated to make an appearance for the “Told It First Hand” discussion. Also set to appear at the Finale Concert is DJ Mister Cee, legendary DJ duo Stretch & Bobbito, and OSHUN who will be returning after performing at last year’s second stage.
This year’s Festival will be held from July 10th – July 16th, and as always will be a week filled with not-to-be-missed conversations. There will be added panel discussions with some of the cultures most prominent influencers at the Hip-Hop Institute, the Dummy Clap Film Festival has expanded its lectures with discussions centering on current tv shows and movies, and the JUICE! Hip-Hop Exhibition has added a number of galleries and exhibitions which will highlight the various unseen aspects of Hip-Hop. There will also be a return of the Hackathon, and the introduction of the ‘#ForTheCulture Conversations’ series which will feature personal conversations with some of the cultures most influential and provocative artists.
This year’s Hip-Hop Festival is one that is not to be missed, because if you’re not representing for the culture, then what are you really doing? For more information about the full lineup and to purchase tickets, head on over to BHF’s official website. Save 25% on your Finale Concert tickets by entering Discount Code HUSH at checkout.