The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival 2009 will take place on June 18th, 19th and 20th at the Empire Fulton Ferry State Park, 1 Main Street, Dumbo Brooklyn from 12p.m. – 8 p.m. Events include a retrospective photo exhibit of the first four years, a kick off party, Family Day, The Main Day, and the Official After Party. Performers include big names in the industry: Pharoahe Monch, DJ Premier, Styles P, dead prez, Smif N Wessun, Grand Puba, J Period, Torae and Marco Polo, Tiye Phoenix, Keys N Krates, Brown Bag All Stars, DJ Parler, DJ Misbehaviour, Metermaids and hosted by Ralph McDaniels. For the full event schedule, go to brooklynbodega.com.
Single Tickets for the Main Day are available for free or for a suggested donation of only $10 at www.brooklynbodega.com. [Tickets also available at Fat Beats New York, 406 Avenue of the Americas # 1, New York, NY 10011, and (212) 673-3883 and Halcyon, 57 Pearl St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, (718) 260-9299]
The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is funded, created, inspired and produced for Hip-Hop by Hip-Hop.