DMX And The LOX Headline 2017 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

Brooklyn Bodega and The Bodega Agency, producers of The 13th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival are pleased to announce the details of its annual celebration of Hip-Hop Music and Culture. This year the Festival is coming back bigger than ever with a week of events celebrating all aspects of the culture including art, music, fashion, film, education, and more.

The Festival promises unforgettable, once in a lifetime moments as well as a place for dialogue, community engagement and advocacy. #ForTheCulture



The Lox

OSHUN Stretch and Bobbito

DJ Mister Cee

Uncle Ralph McDaniels

Omen, Cozz, Bas

#ForTheCulture Conversations


Combat Jack Julian Mitchell

For more information on full Festival programming please see below

July 10th – Told It First Hand with Rakim
The live interview series hosted by Festival Founder and Executive Director Wes Jackson will be blessed by the legendary Rakim.
Location: The Brooklyn Historical Society

July 11th – Get Paid To Be Yourself
The Forbes column and career workshop created by Julian Mitchell will have a live conversation with a cultural influencer who mastered the skill set of monetizing their value by taking their talent and turning them into sustainable income.
Location: TBA

July 12th – The Hip-Hop Institute
Lectures, panels, and workshops dedicated to the study and advancement of issues of entrepreneurship and criminal justice in our community made up of the most influential people from Hip-Hop culture.
Location: Medgar Evers College, Crown Heights, Brooklyn

The Combat Jack Show Live
The original #1 Hip-Hop podcast, the Combat Jack Show with Reggie Ose aka Combat Jack.
Location: Medgar Evers College

July 13th – The Dummy Clap Film Festival
A celebration of Hip-Hop as told through the moving image. Screenings of old school films, documentaries, and shorts. As well as Masters Classes from leading filmmakers both indie and major.
Location: Medgar Evers College, Crown Heights, Brooklyn

July 14th – Juice Hip-Hop Exhibition
A night dedicated to showcasing all aspects of the culture. DJ showcases, Dance battles, sneaker exhibit, live art and well as original art installations.
Featuring: Bas, Cozz, Omen, Kerim The DJ, Sickamore, EarthGang, DJ Midnite, The Bishop Gallery, and more.
Location: St. Ann’s Warehouse, DUMBO, Brooklyn

July 15th – The Finale Concert
The culmination of our programming. The legendary show that has created unforgettable memories for over a decade with reunited groups and surprise performances. The place where old school legends share the stage with next generation’s stars.
Featuring: DMX, The Lox, Stretch & Bobbito, Oshun, DJ Mister Cee, DJ Rob Swift, and more Hosted by Uncle Ralph McDaniels and Torae.
Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO, Brooklyn

July 16th – Hackathon
A day to just chill out and vibe out after the excitement of the Finale Concert. Watch tech savvy Hip-Heads collaborate to create software specifically geared toward the improvement of the culture.
Location:St. Ann’s Warehouse, DUMBO, Brooklyn