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.
Check out the first episode of PRIVILEGE Radio with DJ Teddy King & Tes Uno.
Recorded live every month at the Red Bull Studio NYC. Stay tuned for lots of special guests in up coming shows. See the track listing and link below to stream, DL & share.
1.Weldon Irvine – Egypt
2.Roc Marciano – Ice Cream Man
3.Troy Ave – Cigar Smoke ft King Seven
4.Quincy Jones – Summer in the City ( Show Intro )
5.Action Bronson – Through the Eyes of a G ft AB Soul
6.Vic Mensa – Orange Soda
7.Pusha T – Nostalgia ft Kendrick Lamar
8.Maffew Ragazino – Beef Lo Mein ft Spazz One
9.Mondee – All I Want Instrumental ( Show Midtro )
10.Bodega Bamz – At Close Range
11.Roc Marciano – Do the Honors ft Dino Brave & Lost Occupant
12.Kenny Dope & Raheem DeVaughn – Final Call ft Rhymefest
13.Large Professor – Focused Up ft Cormega & Tragedy Khadafi
14. DJ Eli – Lay Puzzled
15.Joey Bada$$ – Waves
16.Perrion – Get a Job
17.World Renown – How Nice I Am Instrumental ( Show Outro )
18.Asap Nast – Trillmatic ft Method Man
19.Action Bronson – Strictly 4 the Jeeps
20.Kid Daytona – New Yorker’s Ambition ft Aloe Blacc
After a long hiatus from public life, Rhode Island Hip Hop artist Jon Hope returns to the music scene with his brand new website http://www.THISISJONHOPE.com which will feature new content and interactivity for fans and supporters.
The Providence, RI rapper also announced his first release since 2012 entitled “A Guy Named Harry” which will feature production from Grammy Award winner and Dove Award winner Drum Gahd and frequent collaborator LJC. Jon Hope’s last offering DJBooth.net endorsed “Work In Progress’ was critically acclaimed by publications, blogs, and media outlets. His video for the anthem ‘Rhode Less Traveled’ was featured on BET’s 106 and Park countdown and used for NIKE’s Soccer campaign worldwide.
Jon Hope’s ‘A Guy Named Harry’ is set to be an introspective and celebratory tale of change and all it entails. Hope says ‘I am excited to share my thoughts and new perspective with my fans and the music industry. This project is daring and my most honest piece of art to date.”
View the teaser for ‘A Guy Named Harry’ below