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Ralph McDaniels Hip Hop in the Park

Presented by Ralph McDaniels. Produced in collaboration with LionFox Events, Post No Bills, and Reality House NY.

Socrates Sculpture Park partners with legendary VJ, producer, and hip hop pioneer Ralph McDaniels to present Hip Hop in the Park, a family-friendly festival celebrating the four elements of hip hop – emcees, DJs, dance troupes, and graffiti art – and 35 years of McDaniels’ groundbreaking music video program, Video Music Box.

Join us for this exciting afternoon of FREE entertainment including:

-A hip hop jam featuring Queens’ own Disco Twins, Large Professor and more!

-Youth performances from 696 Build Queensbridge and artists selected by the Queens Hip Hop Festival

-Family art-making activities with Socrates artists Pam Reyes & Devin Garcia as well as The Blue Bus Project

-Photographer Queenscapes will be on-site capturing community portraits

-Sherwin Banfield – one of our 2018 Artist Fellows – will be sharing his upcoming hip hop inspired project ‘A Cypher in Queens’ for The Socrates Annual exhibition opening October 7th.

-Delicious food offerings from Forward Roots and Terry & Yaki

Earlier Event: July 21
#FMCoronaPark18 Pop-Up Photo Exhibit
Later Event: August 11
The Corona Mile