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June 23, 2015

RIP PH Pumpkinhead, Method Man, Doppelgangaz, Joell Ortiz, J.Monopoly

Our radio tribute to PH Pumpkinhead, plus new music from Method Man, Doppelgangaz, Joell Ortiz and J.Monopoly
 
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June 20, 2015

Props To Hip Hop: Rest In Beats – Tribute to Rap’s Fallen Icons

The latest installment of the successful Props to Hip Hop event series pays homage to rap music's fallen icons
 
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June 11, 2015

We Remember PH Pumpkinhead – Add Your Voice

We're collecting your audio thoughts to air on our radio show as the hip hop world reels from the loss of a revered MC, Robert Diaz, aka PH / Pumpkinhead.
 
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June 5, 2015

Soul Inscribed To Honor NYC Arts Community During Blue Note Jazz Festival Performance

Birthplace Magazine founder and editor-in-chief Manny Faces will be among those honored during Soul Inscribed's show at the 2015 Blue Note Jazz Festival.
 
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June 4, 2015

Minifest: A Free, Fundraiser Event For ‘Ella: The Love Story’ Film

Brooklyn's ScienZe aims to create a visual counterpart to his 2013 album, Ella. The film, a love story, also plans to address important social issues.
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Jun
26
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10:00 am HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS BY JANETTE BECKMAN, JOE CONZO, AND MARTHA COOPER. APRIL 1 – SEPT. 13, 2015 Hip-Hop Revolution presents more than 80 photographs taken between 1977 and 1990 by three preeminent New York-based photographers—Janette[...]
7:30 pm Cipha Sounds’ “Take It Personal”... @ UCB East
Cipha Sounds’ “Take It Personal”... @ UCB East
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm
DJ Cipha Sounds from Hot 97 and Chappelle’s Show has uncovered the ancient connection between Hip Hop and Improv. The powers that be have been trying to keep them separated for generations… We will risk[...]
8:00 pm Legendary Cyphers Season 3 (@leg... @ Union Square Park
Legendary Cyphers Season 3 (@leg... @ Union Square Park
Jun 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:59 pm
The Legendary Cyphers Team returns to Union Square Park for Season 3 of Legendary Cyphers. Every Friday night 8:00PM – Midnight (May thru November) All ages welcome. Host/Co-Founder: Majesty @Majesty360 Resident MC’s: Eli Black @EliBlackMusic Bjorn Majestik[...]
8:00 pm Speak Your Peace! Hip Hop Showca... @ Exhibit 1A Graffiti Gallery
Speak Your Peace! Hip Hop Showca... @ Exhibit 1A Graffiti Gallery
Jun 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Darcel Turner presents Speak Your Peace Hip Hop Showcase and Open Mic Exhibit 1A Graffiti Gallery 147th St & 8th Ave, NYC Graffiti NYC TV Featuring Negros Americanos Taylor Simone K!TE FREE with RSVP to[...]
11:30 pm SCHOOL’S OUT! The Ultimate End-o... @ Joe's Pub
SCHOOL’S OUT! The Ultimate End-o... @ Joe's Pub
Jun 26 @ 11:30 pm – Jun 27 @ 3:00 am
School’s Out! Summer’s In! Cross Culture and Jules and the Jinks, two of New York City’s hottest bands, join forces to deliver an unforgettable night of art and entertainment at the legendary Joe’s Pub. Joe’s[...]
Jun
27
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10:00 am HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS BY JANETTE BECKMAN, JOE CONZO, AND MARTHA COOPER. APRIL 1 – SEPT. 13, 2015 Hip-Hop Revolution presents more than 80 photographs taken between 1977 and 1990 by three preeminent New York-based photographers—Janette[...]
7:30 pm Harlem Arts Festival – @DiviRoxx...
Harlem Arts Festival – @DiviRoxx...
Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Divinity Roxx, former musical director and bass player for Beyoncé and Korean Pop sensation 2NE1, will be headlining The Harlem Arts Festival this weekend.
10:00 pm Kings County #BodyRock Dance Par... @ King's County Saloon
Kings County #BodyRock Dance Par... @ King's County Saloon
Jun 27 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 28 @ 4:00 am
Kings County #BodyRock Dance Party + Conte$t at @KingsCounty_BK w/@Illspokinn & @MannyFaces @ King's County Saloon | New York | United States
This month’s festivities will feature a Special Guest DJ as the homie Rabbi Darkside is rocking in Africa! Happy to announce DJ Manny Faces will be tag-teaming the turntables with DJ Illspokinn for the Body[...]
Jun
28
Sun
10:00 am HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS BY JANETTE BECKMAN, JOE CONZO, AND MARTHA COOPER. APRIL 1 – SEPT. 13, 2015 Hip-Hop Revolution presents more than 80 photographs taken between 1977 and 1990 by three preeminent New York-based photographers—Janette[...]
3:00 pm PH Pumpkinhead Tribute “All Whit... @ Littlefield
PH Pumpkinhead Tribute “All Whit... @ Littlefield
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
PH Pumpkinhead Tribute "All White Memorial Party" #RIPPH @ Littlefield | New York | United States
This Sunday, June 28th 3pm-10pm Special Tribute sets by Rich Medina, Tony Touch, DJ Eclipse, Eli Escobar, DP One, JS-1, GMS, DJ Static, Butta L, Sucio Smash, Mocha Sunflower @ Littlefield 622 Degraw St, Brooklyn,[...]

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