I want to take a moment to show love to the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, which is coming up next week in (where else) Brooklyn, NY. As a former BK resident and a multiple year festival attendee, I can honestly say that this is one of the greatest music events that I've ever attended.
A must for any music fans within a 100 mile radius of New York and a strong maybe for anyone else regardless of where you're at.
The lineup this year is outstanding: De La Soul, Smif-N-Wessun, Black Moon, Bobbito, Spinna, Rakaa Iriscience, Babu and lots of A3C alumni, including: Buckshot, Evil D, Curren$y, Skyzoo, Black Milk, Diamond District and Those Chosen.
Tickets this year range from $5 - $60 depending on what package you get. Even at $60, the BK Hip Hop Fest is well worth it seeing as you get a full week's worth of shows. Find out more at their official website, or buy tickets directly here.
If you're able to make it out the