Mi Gente! For the past seven months, I have been working non-stop as the Public Relations Manager of the Queens Hip-Hop Festival alongside its creator and founder Ashely Dean, Peter Lemonier, Josh Matos, Andrew Saliski, Adjani Reed, Dj RayBlk, Dj Zeeti and Juels: the team. It has been a wonderful opportunity and great honor to work with this team, a group of talented and enthusiastic driven group of Hip Hop lovers who put together an incredible program to celebrate Hip Hop in Queens. This past Friday we hosted an Announcement Party to reveal this year’s programming and today we are proud to announce that beginning September 28 through September 30, 2018, the world’s borough will host a three-day celebration of Hip-Hop through music, art, film, and panels of discussion.
This celebration kicks off with an Art Exhibit on September 28, 2018, at ColorWerx, 4700 Northern Blvd Long Island City, NY 11101. The Exhibit is FREE and open to all ages.
Saturday, September 29, 2018, at LaGuardia Community College we’ll host a variety of panels as follows absolutely FREE and Open to the All:
Hip Hop Journalism featuring: FunkFlex, Syreeta Gates and More. Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm
Producers Networking & Workshop featuring: Oscar Pena & DJ Tedsmooth. Time: 1:00m-2:30pm
Women in Hip-Hop Panel featuring: Maggie Ntim, AV, DJ Likwud Stylez, Sabine Francois & Sharde Simpson. Time: 2:30-4:00pm
Breakdancing Workshop facilitated by Jiggz (Supreme Beingz). Time: 4:00-5:30pm
Graffiti Panel featuring Mike 171 & Friends. Time: 4:00 pm-5:30pm
And Sunday, September 30, 2018, our Closing Party & Film Screening at Museum of the Moving Image.
For more information and to purchase tickets, click here, and check out this year’s promo video.