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Rappers Give Free Shows In NYC Parks

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The City Park’s Foundation is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary by hosting it’s annual free summer Hip-Hop concert series.

 

The concerts, which are free, will take place throughout 21 New York City Parks in all five boroughs during the months of June, July, and August.

 

Over 75 performers from various genres are scheduled to perform at concerts during the event this year, including Slick Rick, KRS-One, MC Lyte, Naughty By Nature and the Sugar Hill Gang.

 

Additionally, Grammy Award winning gospel singer Hezekiah Walker, soul singer Chrisette Michele and R&B singer Joe have been confirmed as performers during the annual summer concert series.

 

Other events scheduled to take place during the festival include theater performances of a new play titled “Dirt Rich,” a modern day adaptation of William Shakespeares play “A Mid Summer Night’s Dream.”

 

Also, a production of the three time New York Innovative Theater Award winning play “Dancing vs. The Rat Experiment” will take place. 

 

The City Parks Foundation which was started in 1989 serves to provide free art programs throughout New York City Parks.

 

For more information please visit www.cityparksfoundation.org/arts

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