by Black Bubblegum
Talib Kweli on stage with Black Star (more by Tim Griffin)
After shows at the Blue note and with Rock The Bells earlier this year, tonight (8/28) marks the return of Reflection Eternal at BB King's , the crew that introduced the world to Talib Kweli with the Rawkus 12" single "Fortified Live" featuring then future Black Star partner Mos Def and Mr Man of Da Bush Babees. Also on board for tonight's festivities are the Paul-Wall-steez (aka they "got the internet goin nuts") of Slaughterhouse, as well as Slum Village (who recently lost a member). One of the kings of freestyle, Supernatural, will also be in attendance. Tickets are still available.
Sunday (8/30) BB King's will play host for a benefit for The Black August Hip Hop Project:
The Black August Hip Hop Project strives to promote human rights though supporting and influencing the global development of Hip Hop culture. By facilitating exchanges between international communities where Hip Hop is a vital part of youth culture, we promote awareness about the social and political issues that affect our global communities.The show will feature appearances by Sadat X of Brand Nubian, Blitz The Ambassador, The A-Alikes, Bazaar Royale, and many others as well as DJ sets by Bobbito Garcia, Beverly Bond, and others. Tickets are still available.
Another notable show at BB Kings kicks off on 9/25 when Organized Konfusion team up with Poor Righteous Teachers. Tickets are still available, or you can try your luck at one of FIVE pairs of tickets available for giveaway! Want a pair? Details on how to win below.
Bobbito has been known to team up with the mighty DJ Spinna, who is paying tribute to MJ this weekend at Prospect Park and at Nokia Theatre with Q-Tip.
Remaining Reflection Eternal dates and a video for their classic "The Blast" is below.
Reflection Eternal - "The Blast"
REFLECTION ETERNAL, SLUM VILLAGE, SLAUGHTERHOUSE, SUPERNATURAL - 2009 TOUR DATES
August 28 - New York, NY - BB King's
August 29 - Albany, NY - Northern Lights (w/ Raekwon)
August 30 - Atlantic City, NJ - House of Blues
August 31 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
FOR A CHANCE OF WINNING ORGANIZED KONFUSION TIX: Email us at BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with an email title of "Organized? Konfusion!". Include your first and last name. Winners will be chosen at random and notified and given a pair of tickets on the guestlist.