Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival – This Week July 9th-14th, 2012

BHF’12 Week 7/9-7/14

Show & Prove Super Bowl (7/9)
WHAT: Young Guru, Freeway, Evitan, 1982 (Statik Selektah & Termanology) and Reks, Show & Prove preliminary winners: Rasheed Chappell, 330 and Charmingly Ghetto will compete for a chance to perform on the Final Day’s stage!
WHEN: Monday, July 9th
Doors 8pm/Show 9pm
WHERE: Broolyn Bowl. 61 Wythe Ave BK

Bodega Education Initiative (7/10)
WHAT: Topics include- Kiss FM and the legacy of NY Radio, an intimate discussion with veteran Hip-Hop
thinker Nelson George and Akashic Books publisher Johnny Temple, and a dicission with the various
men and women that make up a succesful artist’s team. Panelists include filmmakers Nelson George,
renowned Hip-Hop producer Young Guru, Akashic Books’ Johnny Temple, Kiss FM’s Fred “Bugsy” Buggs,
Bob Slade and more.
WHEN: Tuesday, July 10th
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library- Central Branch. 10 Grand Army Plaza, BK

Dummy Clap Film Festival Double Feature (7/10)
WHAT: Screenings of Wild Style (1983) and Big Fun in The Big Town (1986) followed by a Q&A
with pioneering publicist Bill Adler, Cold Chillin’ Record’s boss Tyrone “Fly Ty” Williams, Ego Trip’s
Jefferson “Chairman” Mao, Wild Style director Charlie Ahearn and more.
WHEN: Tuesday, July 10th
WHERE: Brooklyn Central Library Dweck Auditorium, 10 Grand Army Plaza, BK

Salute The DJ (7/12)
WHAT: Chuck Chillout, VJ “Uncle” Ralph McDaniels, Squeeze Radio’s heir to WKCR legacy Sucio Smash,
Turntablist DP One, DJ/Producer M.Will, and more to be announced.
WHEN: Thursday, June 12th
Doors 8pm/Show 9pm
WHERE: Public Assembly. 70 North 6th Steet. BK

Dummy Clap Film Festival Indie Screenings (7/13)
WHAT: Screenings of Indie Submissions and independent screenings featuring Brooklyn Boheme by
Brooklyn writer/filmmaker Nelson George, Rooster NY’s The Infamous Mobb Deep documentary with an
appearance by Prodigy and more.
WHEN: Friday, July 13th
WHERE: reRun GastroPub Theater. 147 Front Street. BK
TIX: Click here to purchase Dummy Clap Tickets for independent screenings.

Family Day + Final Day (7/14)
WHAT: Freestyle Competition, African and Brazilian Dance classes, educational and social awareness
activities, how-to workshops, art demonstrations and live performances.
WHAT: Performances by Busta Rhymes & Friends (want to start taking bets on who the ‘Friends’ are? Word on the block is that it’s going to be legendary), Ka, Clear Soul Forces, Chuuwee and Fat Tony.

WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 3. BK

After Party (7/14)
WHAT: Early set featuring Ana Tijoux followed by performances by Jasmine Solano, Melo-X, CSC Funk
Band and DJ Evil Dee.
WHEN: Saturday, July 14th
WHERE: Knitting Factory BK. 361 Metropolitan Ave BK

To visit Bodega TV for recap videos on BHF ’11 events and Main Day performances, go here.

About The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival:

As New York City’s largest Hip-Hop cultural event, the Festival showcases the positive aspects of Hip-Hop culture by highlighting Hip-Hop’s legacy as an agent of artistic progression, community building and social change. BHF 2012 events will continue to reflect the full range of Hip-Hop culture, which spans music, film, academics, grassroots empowerment and more.

Since its establishment, the Festival has featured legendary headliners such as Q-Tip (2011), De La Soul (2010), Pharoahe Monch (2009), KRS-ONE (2008), Ghostface Killah (2007), Big Daddy Kane (2006) and Brand Nubian (2005).