Hitting its half-century mark, hip-hop stands tall. New York City, the pulse of hip-hop culture, beckons enthusiasts from every corner to join the celebration. Prepare for an urban escapade as the city rolls out an array of pop-ups, bashes and live performances this year. The lineup boasts both the revered living legends and the trendsetting newcomers.
Trusted Mic Celebrates the 50 Year Anniversary at Somewhere Nowhere
Experience the true essence of Harlem’s authentic sound with “Trusted Mic.” It is a live hip-hop residency presented by The Rakiem Walker Project Band. This dynamic event takes place every Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Somewhere Nowhere.
On Aug. 11, there will honor the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop. Somewhere Nowhere has cemented its status as the Friday night hotspot for dedicated Hip Hop aficionados. Anticipate a weekly dose of unexpected performances, a pulsating atmosphere, delectable dining options and a dance floor primed for action.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop at Bar Schimmi
Join the jubilation Friday, Aug. 11, at Bar Schimmi, as they mark the 50th Anniversary with their event, “In My Feelings: Celebrating 50 Years of Hip Hop & RNB.” Immerse yourself in an evening curated by Billionaire Pat, Classic New Wave, Sound Boy Dev and Milhouse. The festivities are scheduled to unfold from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. Secure your spot with early bird tickets priced at $20 and general admission tickets available for $30.
Cobble Fish Celebrates Hip-Hop’s 50th Anniversary
Celebrate Hip-Hop’s 50th at the Cobble Fish, nestled on Pier 16 within the South Street Seaport. Set for Friday, Aug. 11, this promises to be an all-night hip-hop affair of unparalleled proportions. Prepare to be transported by the resonating beats of the greatest old-school rap anthems, intermingled with a curated selection of hits from the revered rappers and wordsmiths of the vibrant 80s and 90s. As the music flows, indulge in a range of thematic libations, including the tantalizing 2 Live Brew beer special and the inimitable 50 Cent concoction, generously garnished with a complimentary shot accompanying every two drinks.