Established in 2005, the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is New York City’s largest Hip-Hop cultural event that showcases the positive aspects of Hip-Hop culture by highlighting Hip-Hop’s legacy as an agent of artistic progression, community building and social change.
In addition to musical performances, the Festival offers a number of activities for its audience, including: panel discussions, exhibitions, parties, film screenings and a family-friendly block party. The Festival is more than a concert or outdoor fair. It is a family reunion for lovers of this great culture. Four days of beats, rhymes, knowledge, film, photography, MCs, DJs, B-Boys, B-Girls, food, fashion and more.
Schedule: July 13th – The Hip-Hop Institute. Lectures, panels, and workshops dedicated to the study and advancement of issues of entrepreneurship and criminal justice in our community. Location: Medgar Evers College, Crown Heights, Brooklyn
July 14th – The Dummy Clap Film Festival. A celebration of Hip-Hop as told through the moving image. Screenings of old school films, documentaries, and shorts. As well as Masters Classes from leading filmmakers both indie and major. Location: Medgar Evers College, Crown Heights, Brooklyn
July 15th – JUICE Hip Hop Exhibition Juice celebrates the legacy of hip hop by gathering the next wave of young emerging dancers, deejays, mc’s, beat makers, sneakerheads, and visual/graffiti artists to convene on one platform and showcase each element simultaneously their talent through our exhibitions for one night, one show, one culture: Dance Showcase, Salute The DJ, MC Showcase, Ewings Sneaker Gallery, and Art Gallery. Location: St. Ann’s Warehouse, DUMBO, Brooklyn – 45 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
July 16th – The Finale Concert The culmination of our programming. The legendary show that has created unforgettable memories for over a decade. Reunited groups, surprise performances. The place where old school legends share the stage with the next generation’s stars. Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO, Brooklyn