The Tobacco Warehouse
will be the new site for the 2nd annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF), Room
Service Productions has announced.
The Festival is
a free, all-day, outdoor event celebrating Hip-Hop music and culture.
The June 24 affair
is part of the free programming that Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is organizing
for State Parks at Empire Fulton Ferry State Park this summer.
of Hip-Hop music and culture will certainly provide exciting and diverse entertainment
for friends and families of all ages," stated Mary Ellen Kris, assistant
deputy commissioner of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic
The Festival will
feature Hip-Hop performances, as well as jazz, soul and R&B. Performers
will be announced in the coming weeks.
is to shine the light on the positive aspects of Hip-Hop culture," said
Wes Jackson, president of Room Service Productions. "In a few years, the
waterfront will serve as a world-class venue for many performers. We’re just
excited to begin that process by bringing attention to this incredible venue
and hope to find a permanent home for the Festival along the waterfront."
For more information,
visit the official Festival website at www.brooklynbodega.com.