BROOKLYN BODEGA LAUNCHES BKHIPHOPFESTIVAL.COM
Brooklyn, NY May 31, 2010
With the launch of WWW.BKHIPHOPFESTIVAL.COM, Brooklyn Bodega offers a sleek, one stop shop for all things BHF ’10 related. Information on the events calendar, ticketing, performing artists, volunteer opportunities, press requests, directions and general updates are now easily accessible for all.
“With the launch of www.bkhiphopfestival.com, fans and supporters of The Festival will have all relevant information at their fingertips. The new site will also work in conjunction with BrooklynBodega.com which will continue to provide unique content relevant to not only the event but to our patrons as a whole. Hip-Hop heads from all over the world will be able to learn about De La Soul, Curren$y and Fashawn, on BrooklynBodega.com then click over to bkhiphopfestival.com to book their hotel and purchase their ticket.”
– Wes Jackson, Executive Director, The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
The 2010 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival features headliners De La Soul, Duck Down Records 15th Anniversary Celebration with Black Moon, Smif-N-Wessun, DJ Evil Dee, Philly’s own Money Making Jam Boys, newcomers Curren$y, Fashawn, Skyzoo, and more!
The 6th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival will run from July 5th- 10th all over the borough of Brooklyn.
Monday, July 5th – Show & Prove Finals at Brooklyn Bowl. 6 MC’s compete for two opening spots on the Main Day, July 10th
Tuesday, July 6th – The Bodega Education Initiative, a day of panel discussions and seminars centered around legendary producer, J Dilla. With Q-Tip, “Ma Dukes” Yancey and more.
Wednesday, July 7th – Brooklyn Montage at Brooklyn Tech High School. A mini Film Festival featuring a variety of Hip-Hop films followed by Q&A with established and aspiring filmmakers.
Thursday, July 8th – Salute The DJ at The Hall of Williamsburg. A night dedicated to the backbone of Hip-Hop: the DJ.
Friday, July 9th is the kick-off party to formally welcome Festival goers, past and current artists and community leaders to the 6th Annual BHF.
Saturday, July 10th is the culmination of the 2010 Festival. De La Soul will headline the 6th Annual BHF on the DUMBO waterfront. The festivities kick off with Family Day, a block party for families and children celebrating Hip Hop’s central message – social change and individual empowerment.
Brooklyn Bodega is a multimedia content production and branding company. Our brand extends into event production, journalism and critical media analysis, digital and grassroots marketing, radio, video, and content distribution. While The Bodega is best known for producing New York City’s largest Hip-Hop event, The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, our expertise also manifests in Brooklyn Bodega Radio, Bodega TV, our blogazine and online home BrooklynBodega.com, and most recently Savannah Boogie Music and Song – a digital content distributor.
The Bodega is made up of an extraordinary group of cultural programmers, marketing professionals, writers, designers and academics who have heeded their own personal call to action and have dedicated themselves to the celebration and preservation of Hip-Hop culture.