New York City’s parks
will be given a dose of Hip-Hop tomorrow evening when rapper Talib Kweli takes
to the stage for a free concert tomorrow in Brooklyn.
The City Parks Foundation
will present the free live performance in Brower Park as part of an ongoing
series in various city parks. DJ G Brown will keep the crowds attention during
downtime by spinning classic and current Hip-Hop.
In addition to the concert,
Ecko and Complex magazine will provide concert goers with giveaways and a chance
to win $500 in Ecko clothing.
Kweli’s concert is
one of many Hip-Hop oriented concerts. DJ Rich Medina, Sugar Hill Gang and Kid
Capri, Arrested Development, dead prez, Roy Ayers & DJ Scribe and others
will appear for free in the parks.
All of the concerts start
at 7pm and are free to the general public. Below is a listing of upcoming shows:
July 13 – Fort Green Park,
Jump N Funk w/DJ Rich Medina & Wunmi
July 20 – Fort Green Park,
July 21 – Brower Park, Brooklyn
July 21 – Crotona Park,
Sugar Hill Gang & DJ Kid Capri
August 4 – Mahoney Park,
August 10 – High Bridge
Sise & Akubulan w/DJ Sabo
August 12 – Marcus Garvey
August 18 – Jackie Robinson
August 18 – Mahoney Park,
Roy Ayers & Ledisi
August 24 – Queensbridge
Roy Ayers & Eric Roberson w/DJ Scribe
August 24 – Highbridge Park,
Jose "El Canario" Alberto