Brooklyn Bodega, producers of the annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, announce that in conjunction with LIVENDIRECT.EU that “THIS IS HIP HOP” is a two part event with a party at Santos Party House on April 14th and concert at B.B. King’s on the April 17th with headliner Raekwon of Wu-Tang.
“Hip-Hop has always been an international affair. I’m excited to see Rae perform something off of his latest release, Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang. As a born-and-raised New Yorker, I’m also looking forward to seeing some of these European MCs like DJ Kheops and Shurik’n perform on the same stage as my American favorites.”
– Wes Jackson, President, Brooklyn Bodega
The “THIS IS HIP HOP” party at Santos Party House will feature legendary Hip-Hop MCs Keith Murray, Lords of the Underground, Group Home, Real Live, Nine, Shabaam Sahdeeq, K Banger, Crazy Legs, DJ Evil D, DJ Eclipse, Rockin Rob, Kon & Amir, DJ Ralph Mc Daniels – Fearless 4 – Special invited VIP surprise guests and more ……
Hosted by D-Stroy ( Arsonists ) and more! DJ Kheops (Europe’s number one soul/funk/Hip-Hop DJ) of the legendary French group IAM who has been in the game for 30 years will also be performing. Several VIP Hip-Hop legends will honor the happening with their presence. Hosted by D-Stroy ( Arsonists ) this is definitely gonna be a night to remember!
What: “THIS IS HIP HOP” Party Event
When: Thursday, April 14th
Where: Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette Street
Entry: Doors at 8:30PM
The “THIS IS HIP HOP” concert at B.B. King’s pairs headliner Raekwon of the Wu-Tang Clan with French heavyweight Shurik’N from the legendary French group IAM. New Yorkers can experience basically the best of both worlds united on one stage! Besides these two major MCs fans can enjoy performances from legendary acts including Ultramagnetic MCs ( Exclusive Reunion show ), MC Eiht ( Compton’s most wanted ),
Bushwick Bill ( Geto Boys ), Chip Fu aka Jungle Rock Jr ( Fu-Schnickens ), Da Bushbabees aka Dub Rock All Stars, Tanya Morgan, Desert Eez ( Wu-Tang Affiliates ), Creative Juices feat IDE UG JISE I AM MANY, Greysquare & Respect tha god, Tony Touch and DJ Flawless. Special invited VIP surprise guests and more! Hosted by D-Stroy ( Arsonists )
What: “THIS IS HIP HOP” Concert Event
When: Sunday, April 17th
Where: B.B. King’s, 237 West 42nd Street
Entry: Doors at 6:30PM
“THIS IS HIP HOP” is Bigger than just an event, it is a social and cultural happening. Attendees get to witness international Hip-Hop acts culture for this first edition on two stages in New York City. The “THIS IS HIP HOP” project is designed to bring together the diverse mix of people that celebrate the positive aspects of Hip-Hop culture with a diverse line-up of Hip-Hop artists that come from across the globe!
Therefore, all you Hip Hop junkies out there should be in attendence, because “This Is Hip Hop”
guarantees an unforgettable 2 nights of old school and new school Hip Hop culture at it’s best!
Please click on the following links for program overview and promo video:
Full program overview via www.this-is-hiphop.eu
“THIS IS HIP HOP” Promo Video: http://vimeo.com/21059997
THE LIVENDIRECT.EU Travel Experience Video: http://vimeo.com/16413510