(AllHipHop News) Dead Prez, Pharoahe Monch and Sadat X are among the performers who will hit the stage during this years annual Black August Hip Hop Project Concert. The event, which is being produced by the Malcolm X Grassroots movement, is now in its 13th year. Over the past decade, artists like Mos Def, Talib Kweli, EPMD, Fat Joe and The Roots have graced the stage. Each year, the Black August concert promotes human rights and raises awareness about political prisoners who are unjustly incarcerated worldwide. This years Black August concert takes place in Manhattan, at the Highline Ballroom on August 13th.