The lineup for the 13th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival has officially been unveiled, and hip-hop heads everywhere are going to want to get their wallets ready to cop their tickets. The roster for the festival, which takes place on the week of July 10-16, was announced by Brooklyn Bodega, Inc. and The Bodega Agency, and features DMX, The Lox and Dreamville’s Bas, Cozz and Omen as some of the performers.
DMX is the main headliner that will take the stage at the finale concert on July 15 at Brooklyn Bridge Park, which will also include a set by his Ruff Ryders brothers The Lox. The rap veterans will also be joined by OSHUN, along with an exclusive guest DJ set by Mister Cee and legendary DJ duo Stretch & Bobbito. While there are still more artists to be announced, Bas, Cozz and Omen of J. Cole’s Dreamville label will be performing at St. Ann’s Warehouse in DUMBO on Friday, July 14.
There is also slated to be an art gallery, called “Brooklyn’s Finest,” which will feature art celebrating Brooklyn hip-hop as well as a special photo exhibition from A&R/industry veteran Sickamore. Hip-hop heads will be ecstatic for a conversation taking place on Monday, July 10 with Rakim as part of Wes Jackson’s Told It First Hand series at The Brooklyn Historical Society. The second day of conversations will feature Julian Mitchell and his acclaimed Get Paid To Be Yourself series, while day three will incorporate a live broadcast of The Combat Jack Show.