New York Hip Hop Concert and Event Calendar

From large rap and hip hop concerts to open mics, indie and underground shows to art exhibits, seminars and special events, the Birthplace Magazine New York-area hip hop event calendar is the most complete collection of hip hop-related events in the New York metropolitan area.

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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[...]
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[...]
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The #StateofHipHop 2015 Panel Discussion at NYU @ NYU Global Center, Grand Hall | New York | New York | United States
GoodGirlPR and the Black and Brown Coalition present “The State of Hip Hop” This recorded panel discussion will feature representatives from AllHipHop, Fader, Vibe, DDotOmen, HipHopWired, BET, RCA, and GoodGirlPR.
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 2:00 am
Hip Hop Classic at The Andrew Freedman Complex (Bronx, NY) @ The Andrew Freeman Complex | New York | United States
 
If the A-Side is for the songs you know; the B-Side is for the deep cuts you wish you knew. And by deep cuts, we mean stories, sketches and more that would never be on an album.[...]
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[...]
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
3pm-6pm: Peace Festival at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza (East 47th Street, 2nd Ave New York, NY 10017) Together with Genuikyo (Japan Council Against A- and H-Bombs), we will present millions of petition signatures calling for the abolition of nuclear[...]
Lyricist Lounge Presents MOBB DEEP 20th Anniversary of The Infamous (April 1995) Funk Master Flex Alchemist Smif N Wessun Dah Shinin’ + Special Guests April 26, 2015 Showtime @ 9pm Doors Open @ 7pm VIP[...]
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[...]
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 28 @ 2:00 am
America’s #1 Hip Hop Showcase is back with Seazon 14 on Monday Night April 27th. This show brings back HHS13’s Champion Domodadistrict from DC going for her second Title. Headlined By King Ceazar, Ha Style and Black&White[...]
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[...]
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 2:00 am
While the majority of New Yorkers are heading out to the five boroughs to either attend or perform at music events, Long Islanders now have one more musical place of refuge to add to their[...]
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[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 pm – Apr 30 @ 2:00 am
DC THE LONG ISLAND BOSS & CENTRAL STATION X PRESENT******* I AM STRONG ISLAND CONCERT SERIES !!!!! BLACK PEARL 1299 GRAND AVE BALDWIN , L.I. !!!! PERFORMING LIVE IN CONCERT ######## DOORS OPEN AT 10PM[...]
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[...]
LIVE NATION PRESENTS KOOL A.D. with special guests Lakutis, Tecla & Kassa Apr 30, 2015 downstairs Doors @ 7 PM $15ADV / $20 Show
Apr 30 @ 10:00 pm – May 1 @ 2:30 am
The objective of ArtBattles® is to create live art events and competitions to expose emerging artists to the public. This becomes an exhibition of the creative process through a battle between teams of artists. ArtBattles is innovative in[...]
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[...]
'Til Infinity Documentary Premiere: The Souls of Mischief Celebrate 93 'til Infinity @ Helen Mills | New York | New York | United States
“Til Infinity” Celebrating 20 Years of the Souls of Mischief The documentary “Til Infinity” Celebrating 20 Years of the Souls of Mischief, offers a retrospective and in-depth look at the famedHieroglyphics crew’s landmark 1993 debut album.[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
May 5 @ 8:00 pm – May 6 @ 2:00 am
While the majority of New Yorkers are heading out to the five boroughs to either attend or perform at music events, Long Islanders now have one more musical place of refuge to add to their[...]
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[...]
ALL THAT! Hip hop, poetry & jazz @ Nuyorican Poets Cafe
May 6 @ 5:30 pm
ALL THAT! Hip Hop, Poetry & Jazz is an open jam session for hiphop, poetry and jazz. It brings together emcees, poets and musicians from diverse musical and racial backgrounds in a forum that is open[...]
May 6 @ 10:00 pm – May 7 @ 2:00 am
DC THE LONG ISLAND BOSS & CENTRAL STATION X PRESENT******* I AM STRONG ISLAND CONCERT SERIES !!!!! BLACK PEARL 1299 GRAND AVE BALDWIN , L.I. !!!! PERFORMING LIVE IN CONCERT ######## DOORS OPEN AT 10PM[...]
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[...]