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August 19, 2015

Homeboy Sandman: New Music, NYC Concert, Ticket Giveaway

Hometown hip hop hero Homeboy Sandman to appear at Knitting Factory as current international tour swings through NYC
 
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August 23, 2015

Young Thug, Tory Lanez – The Paramount in Huntington – Ticket Giveaway

Young Thug and Tory Lanez come to The Paramount in Huntington, Long Island. Concert info, plus ticket giveaway!
 
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August 21, 2015

B-Boy Frankie of Queens to Represent New York at 2015 Red Bull BC One North America Final

Frankie Perez, out of Queens, New York, will represent the region at the North American finals of yearly competitive breakdance extravaganza, the Red Bull BC One
 
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August 19, 2015

Sean Price’s ‘Songs In The Key Of Price’ Pulled Due To Artwork Copyright Infringement

Sean Price's mixtape, to be released posthumously, reworked Stevie Wonder's iconic Songs in the Key of Life
 
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August 14, 2015

Stretch and Bobbito Documentary: Radio That Changed Lives

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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
Aug 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[...]
7:00 pm .@MajorStageMusic presents @Joel... @ Santos Party House
.@MajorStageMusic presents @Joel... @ Santos Party House
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
On August 26th, MajorStage brings you Joell Ortiz and Producer !llMind Live in Concert at Santos Party House. This Concert is a date on the Human Tour to celebrate the release of Joell and !llmind’s[...]
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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
Aug 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[...]
7:00 pm Mic Check Open Mic @ The Grind
Mic Check Open Mic @ The Grind
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Whether you’re a rapper, poet singer or musician, come by and show off your skills, connect and vibe out at our monthly intimate open mic. Meet NYC’s upcoming artists!
8:00 pm .@SeanPrice Memorial Show at @SO... @ SOBS
.@SeanPrice Memorial Show at @SO... @ SOBS
Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm – Aug 28 @ 2:00 am
.@SeanPrice Memorial Show at @SOBs - Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @Dallas_Penn (@DuckDownMusic @ SOBS | New York | New York | United States
Come out and celebrate the life of Sean Price. Music by PF Cuttin & Dj Statik Selektah Hosted by The Combat Jack Show & Dallas Penn. Special Guests to be announced. 18+ Sean Price is[...]
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28
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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
Aug 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[...]
6:00 pm .@SummerOnHudson: Friday Freshen... @ West Harlem Piers Park
.@SummerOnHudson: Friday Freshen... @ West Harlem Piers Park
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
THE FRESHEN UP Kick off the weekend with some fresh air while you drink in the sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour. The Friday Freshen Up series takes place in West Harlem Piers Park[...]
7:30 pm Cipha Sounds’ “Take It Personal”... @ UCB East
Cipha Sounds’ “Take It Personal”... @ UCB East
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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[...]
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29
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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
Aug 29 @ 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[...]

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