Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival – 7.14.12

Busta Rhymes and Friends. Epic. Leaders of the New School reunion & “Scenario” performed live for the first time in almost 20 years by everyone, including A Tribe Called Quest! This was my fifth year covering the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. New location, breathtaking backdrop, and the first time it didn’t rain since 2008! Enjoy… … Continue reading

The Company Man Interview for CAC-TV @ Show And Prove – 5.19.11

Yo, I’ve done at least three interviews for CAC-TV and I’m terrified of video cameras…proof that these guys are some kind of awesome. This time, we caught up with The Company Man, host of Brooklyn Bodega’s Show and┬áProve competition and “Brooklyn Bodega Radio” on PNC Radio (Fridays from 1-4pm). Somehow the conversation turned to flashy … Continue reading

Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival 2011 Kickoff @ PNC Radio – 4.28.11

A warm spring evening, drinks, food and good folks with the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges in the background – what better way to kickoff the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival? Last week, I was invited to cover this Brooklyn Bodega-sponsored event, where it was announced the Q-Tip would be this year’s headliner, alongside talented artists such … Continue reading

Honorable Mention in Photo Rob Interview by Brooklyn Bodega!

In my opinion, April was one of NYC photographer Robert Adam Mayer (aka Photo Rob)’s best months ever. First, a documentary was released profiling Photo Rob and his contribution to the NYC hip hop scene. Then last week, he was interviewed by Brooklyn Bodega about the documentary and so much more. I was very surprised … Continue reading

Donuts Are Forever 5 @ Santos Party House – 2.5.11

It’s a cold Saturday night in February, and you’re looking for something to do. How about a dance party playing nothing but J Dilla, packed from wall to wall with beautiful people from all walks of life? Or a spot where donuts and yummy treats flow freely? Would you believe me if I told you … Continue reading