The annual Bushwick Collective Block Party returns for its sixth year on June 3, happening at the corner of Troutman and St Nicholas (right near Jefferson L stop). It's got free face painting for kids, graffiti and street art, food trucks, a Modelo beer garden, and live music with a lineup that's heavy on veteran New York rappers. This year's got Foxy Brown, Busta Rhymes, Cam'ron, Statik Selektah & friends, CL Smooth, Mysonne, and DJ Evil Dee (of Black Moon), plus the great, comparatively newer New York rapper Meyhem Lauren. There's also Educated Little Monsters, a program that teaches art to youth in urban areas, Syracuse rapper Tone Atlas, and still more that's not yet announced.

UPDATE: Busta Rhymes had to drop off, but Cam'ron's Dipset partners Juelz Santana and Freekey Zekey were added.

It's free to attend, and RSVP is open now.

The party happens two days after CL Smooth joins his old partner Pete Rock for a show at BB King's (6/1) that also includes Talib Kweli, The Beatnuts and Buckshot (tickets).

Check out some videos from some artists on the lineup:


This post previously stated incorrect information about Mysonne and has been updated.

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