2013 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival begins today (schedule)
The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival begins today (7/11), and the schedule for the whole fest (which runs through Saturday), has now been announced. Tonight is the Show & Prove Finals at Littlefield with sets from DAS EFX, Billy Conahan, Famous, Undeniable, and Kon Boogie performing to win a chance to be an opener at the final day's concert. On Friday (7/12), the Bodega Education Initiative will have a mentoring session for the Show & Prove semifinalists.
Then on Saturday (7/13), it's Family Day from noon to 3 PM, which will include "family-friendly music, dance, demos, workshops," and more. And finally at 3 PM, the final concert begins with sets from Pusha T, EPMD, Redman, a MCA Tribute by DJ Enuff, Dizzy Wright, Soul Understated, F. Stokes, Danse, Justo, Dyme-A-Duzin, Dillon Cooper, and more. The concert runs until 8 PM, and then there will be a Salute the DJ afterparty at SRB from 9 PM to 2 AM with DJ Scratch, Mick Boogie, and more.
TIckets for the final day events are on sale now.
Full schedule below...
July 11th - Show & Prove Finals at Littlefield (8pm-12am)
The 5th Annual Show & Prove Super Bowl headlined by the legendary DAS EFX. NYC longest running MC competition featuring Billy Conahan, Famous, Undeniable, and Kon Boogie performing for a chance to open up at the Final Day of BHF'13.
July 12th- Bodega Education Initiative
2013 Bodega Education Initiative (BEI) will be a 2013 Bodega Education Initiative (BEI) will be a mentoring session with our 2013 Show & Prove semifinalists. The goal is professional development. Invited artists will have one on one time with Festival staff as well as veterans from various aspects of the music business.
Saturday July 13th - Family Day (12- 3 PM)
Family Day is a time for parents, babies, teens and grandma to have some 'momma' approved fun while we teach the youth about what Hip-Hop is all about. Enjoy family-friendly music, dance, demos, workshops with The Brooklyn Nets, Luna Park, The Brooklyn Crescents, Urban Art Beat and more.
Children 12 and under are FREE and there's a Coney Island Ticket Package which includes BHF'13 GA ticket and a Luna Park wristband (value $40) for only $35!
Final Day Performances (3pm-8pm)
This year our Final Day performances feature Pusha T, EPMD, Redman, a MCA Tribute by DJ Enuff, Dizzy Wright, Soul Understated, F.Stokes, Danse of BKLYN STICKUP, Justo, DyMe-A-DuZin, Dillon Cooper, and more!
BHF'13 Salute The DJ/Afterparty at SRB (9pm-2am)
Put the kids to bed and head to SRB to get busy. The Salute The DJ Festival After Party will be headlined by DJ Scratch and Mick Boogie and will feature a lineup of world renowned DJ's as well as special guests including Big Kap, Jeru The Damaga, and DJ Jahmed.