The Realness album is a street diary that spoke to people around the world, so it’s fitting that Cormega has traveled the world in in the 15 years since its original release.
TheRealness 15-year anniversary shirt features the album release date and format on the chest and the 15-salute on the center-back.
Snag the shirt for men or women at ThisIsLiphe.com and grab tickets for the April 9th, New York kickoff of the Cormega Realness anniversary tour via ticketfly: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1123169
Want more merch? Check out The Realness tour gear site collaboration at: http://550xcormega.com to pickup everything from limited edition Cormega skateboard decks, to hoodies, prints and short-sleeved tees.
Blue Note artist Robert Glasper brings his full band to Prospect Park Bandshell.
Brooklyn emcee Talib Kweli and poet Aja Monet are also set to grace the stage!
July 5, 2014 at Prospect Park West and 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 | Free Admission | 7:00pm
Tonight is a big night for art, music and culture enthusiasts in Brooklyn. Check out the Schedule.
July 5, 2014
Visit Ai Weiwei: According to What? at the discounted admission price of $10 (regularly $15) during Target First Saturday.
Add your mark to sidewalk chalk drawings led by The City Kids, and hula hoop away with members of Hula Nation.
Matuto fuses Afro-Brazilian beats with folk and bluegrass.
Curious tales from Brooklyn’s history are told by a local historian. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.
Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1989, 120 min.). On the hottest day of the year, on a street in Bed-Stuy, racial and social tensions meet head-on, with tragic consequences. Free tickets (310) at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.
Sketch from a live model to learn the art of figure drawing. Free tickets (330) at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.
Filmmakers Paul Trillo and Landon Van Soest discuss their Brooklyn in 3,000 Stills project. Bring your smartphone and contribute to a crowd-sourced portrait of Brooklyn. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 6 p.m.
Talk and Music
Michael July on his book Afros: A Celebration of Natural Hair. Co-hosted by Malik Yoba, and Michaela angela Davis. Anu Prestonia of Khamit Kinks leads a natural-hair show. Book signing follows.
In his only NYC-area summer show, Blitz the Ambassador blends African popular sounds, vintage soul, and hard-hitting beats and lyrics. Opening set by DJ Ushka and DJ Beto (iBomba) at 6:30 p.m.
Erica Watson hosts a showcase of hilarious female comedians. Free tickets (310) at the Visitor Center at 7 p.m.
Remember “Move Ya Body”? R&B duo Nina Sky performs their biggest hits.
Move Forward Music Presents: Rugz D. Bewler, Nemo Achida, Kush Kelz, and BreezePark. Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 9:00 PM EDT (8:00 PM Doors), at The Studio at Webster Hall, New York, NY. Admission for people 19 years and over. Tickets are $10. Snag yours tix here. Stream Rugz D. Bewler’s latest project ‘Bené’ below, and peep one of Nemo Achida’s always-creative videos.
Rugz D. Bewler and Dice Raw Kick Fire Freestyles on Sway In The Morning
Sunday, Mar 23, 2014 7:30 PM EDT (6:30 PM Doors) at the Marlin Room at Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th Street, New York, NY. Lineup includes Talib Kweli, Tanya Morgan, Nemo Achida & 88 Keys, Soul Khan, Phony PPL, Yc the Cynic. The evening will be hosted by Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey and Jarobi of A Tribe Called Quest. Tickets are $25. Click here to snag yours.
Entrepreneur and cultural curator, Beverly Bond has teamed up with the Kennedy Center to produce the first installment of ROCK! LIKE A GIRL which will highlight women’s contributions to hip-hop. The concert and panel event will feature Miri Ben Ari, Ana Tijoux, Ms. Lauryn Hill, MC Lyte, Jean Grae, and the Bela Dona Band. The even will commence on Saturday, April 5 and is part of the Kennedy Center’s One Mic: Hip-Hop Festival in Washington, D.C. Watch these performances free at the Kennedy Center or online.